Pentagon Orders Large-Scale Test of U.S. Sealift Fleet
North Korean Vessel Attacks Russian Patrol Boat, Wounding Three
U.S. Coast Guard Winds Down Hurricane Dorian Response
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North Korean Vessel Attacks Russian Patrol Boat, Wounding Three

A North Korean vessel attacked a Russian border patrol ship in the Sea of Japan, wounding three Russian servicemembers, according to Russian state news outlet TASS.  Russian security agency FSB told TASS that border agents have detained two North Korean vessels and nearly a dozen m...

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Pentagon Orders Large-Scale Test of U.S. Sealift Fleet

The Defense Department's U.S. Transportation Command has ordered a large-scale activation to test the readiness of the Military Sealift Command fleet and the Maritime Administration's &nbsp...

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U.S. Coast Guard Winds Down Hurricane Dorian Response

The U.S. Coast Guard cutters and helicopter crews that conducted search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian have been redeployed from the Bahamas back to their home stations ...

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South African Sheep Face “Nightmare” Journey

As the livestock carrier, the Al Shuwaikh, heads for South Africa, local TV show Carte Blanche has i...

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IUMI Wants Action on Cargo Theft

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has published a revision of its position paper on cargo theft prevention. Cargo crime has reached alarming proportions, says the IUMI, calling for...

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Vigor Lays First Keel for $1B Landing Craft Contract

On Monday, Vigor Industrial laid the keel for the first of three dozen next-generation landing craft for the U.S. Army. The $980 million,10-year contract to build the Maneuver Support Vessel (Light...

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Utgard Field Comes On Stream

Equinor has started production from the Utgard gas and condensate field, spanning the Norwegian-U.K. border in the North Sea.  It is the first time Equinor leads a field development ...

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South Korea Officially Downgrades Japan as Trade Partner

South Korea officially removed Japan from its list of trusted trade partners on Wednesday as part of an on-going trade war between the two nations. The conflict is the result of South Kor...

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U.S. Navy Acknowledges Fighter Pilots' Unexplained Sightings

The U.S. Navy has confirmed the detection of unidentified aircraft or objects in restricted military airspace, transforming a matter of conspiracy theory and speculation into an acknowledged questi...

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New Saudi Arabian Yard Collaborates on VLCC

Saudi Arabian shipyard International Maritime Industries (IMI) has received an order for a VLCC from Bahri. The deal includes licensing, technical services and training from Hyundai Heavy Industrie...

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Raising the Stakes in the Gulf’s Game of Reprisals

[By Rodger Shanahan] Last weekend’s attack on the Saudi oil facility at Abqaiq is the most dramatic escalation of the Persian Gulf tensions since the US withdrawal from the...

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