US and UK Issue Warnings for Commercial Vessels in Persian Gulf and Surrounding Waters

Published on January 7, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 06: In response to recent US military action in Iraq, targeting a senior member of Iran’s military, the US and UK have both issued warnings to the maritime industry operating in and around the Persian Gulf. US Warning: The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) released U.S. Maritime Alert 2020-001A: Threat Type: Threat to Commercial Vessels from Iran and its…

January 7, 2020
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Update to US Maritime Advisory on GPS Interference in Mediterranean Sea & Suez Canal

Published on September 24, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 24: The following is US Maritime Advisory 2019-013, advising of GPS interference in the eastern/central Mediterannean Sea and Suez Canal: 1. Reference: U.S. Maritime Alerts 2018-004A, 2018-004B, 2018-008A. 2. Issue: Multiple instances of significant GPS interference have been reported by vessels operating in the Eastern and Central Mediterranean Sea. In the Central Mediterranean Sea, these reports have been…

September 24, 2019
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MARAD Alert: Southern Red Sea – Threat of Vessel Attack

Published on September 16, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 06: The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued an alert, reading: “A maritime threat has been reported in the Red Sea in the vicinity of Yemen.  The nature of the event is potential increased hostilities that threaten maritime security.  Vessels operating in this area are advised to review U.S. Maritime Advisory 2019-007 (Violence Due to Regional Conflict and Piracy –…

September 16, 2019
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We’re jamming

MARAD flags jamming GPS disrupted for maritime in Mediterranean, Red Sea By Dana Goward The U.S. Maritime Administration recently issued an expanded advisory for GPS disruptions in the Continue Reading »

November 16, 2018
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USMC using cargo ship

Flexible strategy for USMC. Marines Riding On Cargo Ship To Pacific Exercises A Sign Of A More Flexible Deployment Strategy BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK Members of Continue Reading »

November 16, 2018
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Black Sea shenanigans?

Mass GPS Spoofing Attack in Black Sea? By Dana Goward An apparent mass and blatant, GPS spoofing attack involving over 20 vessels in the Black Sea Continue Reading »

July 12, 2017
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Iran, Houthis and the BAM

Fears Iran continues to supply Houthis with advanced weapons. Top US general says Iran is turning vital strait into militarized chokepoint Iran, through its proxy Continue Reading »

March 30, 2017
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