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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...

UK warns ships to avoid Strait of Hormuz

UK warns ships to avoid Strait of Hormuz

The UK Foreign Office has urged British-flagged vessels to avoid the Strait of Hormuz following the seizure of Stena Impero by Iran on July 19. The UK government has...

Iran denies losing drone in Strait of Hormuz

Iran denies losing drone in Strait of Hormuz

The United States and Iran were at odds on Friday about a U.S. assertion that its Navy had brought down an Iranian drone in the Gulf, with Tehran showing video footage...

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman at its meeting...

Maerski-Hamburg SUD

Maersk alters sailing route through the Strait of Hormuz

A.P. Moller-Maersk has changed the route its ships sail through the world’s busiest transit lane for seaborne oil shipments, citing safety concerns amid a rapid series...