Seven Saudi tankers go dark off Yemen after Houthi attack

Seven Saudi tankers appear to have shut off their transponders that make their position visible to the world after last week’s Houthi attack on two VLCCs in the Red Sea, according to S&P Global Platts trade flow software cFlow. Two unnamed Saudi-owned VLCCs were attacked off the west coast of Yemen last week, prompting state-owned
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Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela comments on COSCO cyber-attack: “Reports that cyber hackers have successfully attacked COSCO Shipping Line’s Long Beach customer service centre, is very worrying indeed. While COSCO shut down its connections as a precautionary measure, we have to emphasise that ships are not islands, they are not self-contained units. This is a
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Armed pirates attacked two vessels in separate incidents on February 24 off the coast of Bonny Island, Nigeria, according to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre. In the first incident, which occurred in the morning hours some 50 nautical miles off Bonny Island, some eight armed pirates in a speed boat chased a container vessel underway.
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