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Iran is Sending Navy Vessels to the Red Sea

Iranian state media have confirmed that the Islamic Republic’s navy has dispatched two vessels – a submarine and a surface ship – on a patrol mission to the Red Sea. According to the commander of the Iranian navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah … Continue reading

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British Warship Wards Off Pirate Attack In Red Sea

The bulk carrier MV CARAVOS HORIZON was attacked and boarded by pirates in the Red Sea yesterday. Forces brought in from the Royal Navy frigate HMS MONMOUTH were able to clear the ship of the pirates. The 63,000 ts ship, … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Cargo Ship Attacked in the Red Sea

An India-bound Ethiopian freighter was attacked by four pirates skiffs in the southern Red Sea yesterday, 25 July. Last night, shortly before entering the Bab el-Mandab, the narrow strait connecting the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden, an Ethiopian … Continue reading

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Again Two Ships Attacked by Somali Pirates

Various sources report that on 20 July two ships were attacked by pirates off the coast of Eritrea. Both attacks were thwarted by armed guards on board the ships. The 149,686 tons DWT motor tanker ‘MT Front Pride’ was attacked … Continue reading

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