Maritime Security

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Visits Souda Bay

  Adm. Mark Ferguson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, visited U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay, his first visit since taking command in July.

USCG to Ensure Safety During World Series

  The Coast Guard and local agencies are working to ensure the safety of boaters and baseball fans during World Series games at AT&T Park this weekend. The

Navy to Commission Submarine North Dakota

  The Navy will commission its newest attack submarine North Dakota, during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.

UN: Ship Inspections near Somalia for Arms, Charcoal

The United Nations Security Council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia on Friday,

Somalia: Reviewing Oil Deals U.N. Says Lack Transparency

Somalia says oil exploration key to country's future U.N. investigators say oil contracts lack transparency Oil deals from two decades ago on hold

Antamina: Weaker Output to End Over Medium Term

Antamina, Peru's top copper mine, said on Friday it expects a period of weaker production to subside in "the medium term." The mine, in which BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata each have 33.

U.S. Oil Export Battle Heats Up as Drillers Group to Fight Ban

More than a dozen U.S. oil producers have joined to lobby the federal government to reverse the 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude exports, a move that supporters hope

UN Authorizes Ship Inspections Near Somalia For Arms, Charcoal

The United Nations Security Council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia on Friday,

Tribesmen Blow Up Yemeni Oil Export Pipeline, Halting Flows

Tribesmen blew up Yemen's main oil export pipeline on Friday, halting crude flows, local officials said, less than a week after it was repaired. Yemen's oil

Islamic State Keeps Up Syrian Oil Flow Despite U.S-led Strikes

U.S.-led strikes hit mobile refineries, not wells Islamic State oil moving in convoys across eastern Syria Washington reluctant to destroy infrastructure,

General Dynamics is Link Govt-level Security to Consumer Smartphone

  General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract,

Russia Looking Haggard But Default Risks Low For Now

Fears are growing that Russia could face a dollar liquidity crunch if sanctions remain in force, though in the short term the default risk is limited given the central bank's firepower.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Naval Special Warfare

Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during an all hands call on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Oct.

EUCAP Nestor Train 30 Somali Coast Guards

  On 21 October, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) celebrated the successful completion of a two month Mentoring,

Raytheon Anschütz Delivers Tactical Command Systems

Raytheon Anschütz, a German-based manufacturer of naval integrated bridge systems, announced a series of deliveries of the newly developed Synapsis Tactical Command System (SYNTACS).

US Navy Christens Future USS Detroit

The U.S. Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct.

Hungary Aims to Boost Competition to Build South Stream Pipeline

Hungarian parliament's economic affairs committee has proposed legal changes to boost competition among potential builders of Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline,

AMSA Rescues 2 East of Darwin After Boat Sinks

  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) coordinated the rescue of two men early this morning East of Darwin. About 4.30am AEDT this morning, AMSA detected

GOST Security System thwarts Break-in

  GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies), announced that its GOST Insight HD GPS Security System was instrumental in foiling the theft of electronics onboard a powerboat in Aventura, Florida.

USS Milius Departs on Deployment

   The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

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