Japanese Warship Deployed to Middle East

Published on January 13, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 09: Following Cabinet approval in late December, Japan has now deployed a destroyer and patrol planes to the Middle East on an information-gathering mission. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a five-day trip from Saturday [January 11] to the region. Seeking to help stabilize the region amid simmering tensions between Iran and the United States, Abe plans…

January 13, 2020
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Suspicious Approach by 7 High Speed Crafts in Gulf of Aden

Published on January 13, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 11, 09:04 UTC: An unspecified merchant vessel has reported a suspicious approach by up to seven high speed crafts with 4 POB each. At 10:09 UTC the vessel reported that it was safe. Source: UKMTO Tags:  Gulf of Aden, suspicious approach

January 13, 2020
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