India signed a memorandum of understanding with Iran to build and operate cargo facilities at the Chabahar port, a free trade zone site on the Gulf of Oman, with the aim of allowing New Delhi a sea-land access route to Afghanistan.
01 May 2015
Vessel operators are being warned against transit in the Strait of Hormuz, three days after a Maersk Line cargo ship was fired upon and seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
30 Apr 2015
The U.S. is amping up security measures in the Strait of Hormuz three days after a cargo ship under U.S.
29 Apr 2015
A Maersk Line container ship remained in Iranian custody Wednesday, still without a concrete explanation as to why Iranian patrol ships fired upon and seized the vessel while it was transiting international waters.
28 Apr 2015
Just two hours before they were set to call the port at Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates, the crew of the Maersk Tigris likely had little or no idea that the container ship would become international news while heightening tension in the Middle East.
27 Mar 2015
Yemen has shut down its major seaports after a series of airstrikes from neighboring Saudi Arabia against rebels fighting Yemen’s Western-backed government, according to various reports.
03 Mar 2015
The 15 top container carriers are at risk of significant and damaging cyberattacks, according to the head of a leading market intelligence provider and cybersecurity firm in the industry.
20 Oct 2014
India will invest $85.21 million in the development and operation of cargo facilities at Iran’s Chabahar port, as New Delhi seeks to enhance its strategic interest in Central Asia.
30 Sep 2014
The Middle East-based short sea shipping line Admiral Feeders has introduced a direct feeder link between India and Iran.
29 Sep 2014
Iran and Oman plan to launch a shipping line to boost maritime trade between the two countries by the end of the year.