#Iran We can confirm that the MV WILA has not been detained by Iranian Naval forces. The boarding comes after two other vessels MT CHEMWAY ARROW and MT FREUD were potentially harassed earlier this week. Update:
https://channel16.dryadglobal.com/vesselboardedkhorfakkan #Iran #maritimesecurity
#Latest MV WILA due to call at UAE KHOR FAKKAN port. Arrived within anchorage area at 1426hrs UTC but can be seen to transit inbound KHOR FAKKAN before AIS signal was lost at 1632UTC, 2.6nm East of UAE territorial waters.
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#breaking Reporting indicates Liberian flagged MT WILA boarded by Iranian Naval forces 22nm NE Khor Fakkan UAE. Iranian Naval assets may have used aviation assets to board. Current status of vessel remains unclear https://channel16.dryadglobal.com/vesselboardedkhorfakkan #Iran #maritime
Securing coastlines and open waters is crucial for curtailing terrorist activities at sea and on land. Failure to do so creates economic, national, and human threats not just in littoral states, but also across the broader international community. #Pirates https://hubs.ly/H0tvfTZ0
Our #Libya expert @bellas_sophia updates @Declan_LL @LloydsList as fears mount that Libya ports could risk a Beirut-scale blast at its #oil ports https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/articles/2020/08/11/libya-flags-risk-of-beirut-scale-blast-at-oil-port
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