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Ship goes up in flame near Strait of Hormuz

Ship goes up in flame near Strait of Hormuz

  A fire broke out on board a VLCC tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, although reports indicate that the fire started during maintenance work and no foul...

UK lowers security level for its ships in Strait of Hormuz

8 countries support European-led maritime mission in Strait of Hormuz

  The governments of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Portugal have pledged their political support for the creation of a...

Royal Navy to escort UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

Royal Navy to escort UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

  The British Royal Navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander...

Iran detains tanker near Strait of Hormuz

Iran detains tanker near Strait of Hormuz

  Iran has detained a ship carrying smuggled fuel near the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz, state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported. Sixteen Malaysian crew...

UK lowers security level for its ships in Strait of Hormuz

UK lowers security level for its ships in Strait of Hormuz

  Britain lowered its security risk level for UK-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, more than a month after one of its tankers was...

UK joins Strait of Hormuz maritime security mission

UK joins Strait of Hormuz maritime security mission

The United Kingdom has decided to join the United States in forming a new international maritime security mission to protect vessels in and around the Strait of Hormuz....

Australia considers joining Strait of Hormuz military coalition

Australia considers joining Strait of Hormuz military coalition

Australia could join the coalition to protect merchant shipping in the Strait of Hormuz following a U.S. request, Australian defense officials have revealed. Speaking to...

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

Shipping industry under threat in Strait of Hormuz

Recent attacks on a number of vessels and the seizure of a British- registered tanker undermine the right of transit passage and threaten the maritime security of all...

Strait of Hormuz: Norway advises ships to minimize transit in Iranian territory 

Strait of Hormuz: Norway advises ships to minimize transit in Iranian territory 

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has updated its security instructions for Norwegian-flagged vessels following recent attacks in the Strait of Hormuz. The NMA, on...

Strait of Hormuz: German Vice Chancellor 'very skeptical' about U.S. mission

Strait of Hormuz: German Vice Chancellor ‘very skeptical’ about U.S. mission

Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for...

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Strait of Hormuz

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Strait of Hormuz

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the...

France, others back Britain’s call for Strait of Hormuz naval mission.

France, others back Britain’s call for Strait of Hormuz naval mission

France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, three senior EU...