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Friday, September 20, 2019

(News) STRAIT OF HORMUZ-Japan May launch Middle East maritime security mission

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/report-japan-may-launch-persian-gulf-maritime-security-mission Amidst persistent tensions and threats to shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, the government of Japan may send a destroyer to operate in nearby areas, according to a new report. Despite pressure from the administration...

(News) GULF OF ADEN-Iran sends 2 warships to gulf of aden to escort commercial...

https://rawlinsreview.com/iran-sends-2-warships-to-gulf-of-aden-to-escort-commercial-vessels/ The Islamic Republic of Iran has sent a destroyer and a helicopter carrier to protect its trade ships in the Gulf of Aden, amid a US-driven military build-up in the volatile region, and mutual...

(News) INDIA-Kerala coastline put on alert after “Samundari Jihad” threat

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2019/sep/02/kerala-coastline-put-on-alert-after-samundari-jihad-threat-2027605.html KOCHI: In the wake of growing tension between India and Pakistan following the abrogation of Article 370, Kerala Police have put the state’s entire coastline on alert considering a Central alert on Pakistan-based terror...

(News) INDIA- 2 major Indian ports on alert over ‘Pakistani trained commandos’ but will...

https://www.rt.com/news/467557-indian-port-pakistan-alert/ At least two of India’s major ports were alerted over a potential intrusion by suspected Pakistani-trained commandos. Analysts told RT that New Delhi indeed fears this scenario but the alert may also be a...

(News) ARABIAN SEA-Jaish-e-Mohammed training to carry out underwater attack, Navy says ‘we are ready'

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/jaish-e-mohammed-training-to-carry-out-underwater-attack-navy-says-we-are-ready-1591927-2019-08-27 An underwater wing of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is training people to carry out attacks but the Indian Navy is fully prepared to thwart any such attempt, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir...

(News) INDIA-Five detained after terror warning in TN, Kerala

http://www.dailymirror.lk/print/front_page/Five-detained-after-terror-warning-in-TN-Kerala/238-173434 Chennai: Five persons, including a woman, have been detained for questioning as the police in Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued their close screening of people and places in the hope of securing clues relating...

(News) PERSIAN GULF-Australia joins U.S.-led maritime force protecting Persian Gulf shipping

https://www.npr.org/2019/08/22/753334921/australia-joins-u-s-led-maritime-force-protecting-persian-gulf-shipping Australia has agreed to join a U.S.-led naval contingent protecting commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman amid alleged attacks by Iran against vessels operating in the strategic waterways. Australia will...

(News) WORLD – Four armed robberies reported in Asia

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/four-armed-robberies-reported-in-asia Four incidents of armed robbery against ship were reported to the ReCAAP ISC during August 13-19. The incidents occurred in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia. The container ship Kota Waris was attacked at the Phuoc Long...

(News) WORLD-Royal Navy takes charge of counter terror task force with France

https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/local-news/royal-navy-takes-charge-counter-3213322 The Royal Navy has taken joint charge of a counter terrorism task force that spans more than three million square miles of ocean. Combined Task Force (CTF 150), which consists of six international warships,...

(News) YEMEN-Japan may send ships to patrol off Yemen instead of Strait of Hormuz.

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20190809/p2g/00m/0na/002000c Japan may send vessels to patrol off Yemen rather than joining a U.S.-led coalition to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran, government sources said Thursday. The administration of...
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