Sunday 23 September 2018
maritime security

Major Gulf naval exercise begins

A major naval exercise started in the Gulf yesterday (October 29), aimed at strengthening civil and military response to a global shipping threat. The exercise, dubbed Lucky Mariner 14-1, lasts until Saturday, reported the Gulf Da


Sea drills in Gulf ‘not targeted at Tehran’

A major defence exercise in the Arabian Gulf involving 41 nations is not taking place as a show of force to Iran, said a top US Navy commander. The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 13 was set up to explore ways


Maritime security 'a top priority'

Bahrain and its coalition partners must step up maritime security to protect vital installations from terrorist attacks, a senior US military official said. US Fifth Fleet Commander vice-admiral Bill Gortney called for more training and te


Dubai World, Nakheel in key marine security deal

Dubai World Security, the security solutions arm of Dubai World, and Nakheel, creator of the iconic island development The World, have signed a major marine security services contract aimed at providing end-to-end marine security cover for The Wor

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