Strait of Hormuz

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Iran Quietly Arming in the Strait of Hormuz

I ran has been busy. While shuttle-diplomacy and constant back-and-forth meetings behind closed doors have taken a backseat to the news of beheadings and rockets in other parts of the Middle East, Iran has been arming.One part of the country in particular ... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Iran to stage massive drills in southern waters: Navy chief

TEHRAN - Iranian Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari has announced that his forces will hold massive drills in Iran's southern waters in November to boost their defensive preparedness.    Rear Admiral announced that the Navy's upcoming exercise will cover ... [Published Tehran Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Oil Matters: Iran Is Thinking of Oil Terminal Outside the Arabian/Persian Gulf

Most of Iran's ability to get oil and gas products to the world outside the Arabian/Persian Gulf can be blockaded by putting a "stopper" in the entrances to the sea line of communication chokepoint that is the Strait of Hormuz. That "stopper" could ... [Published EagleSpeak - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon keeps wary eye on Iran activities around Strait of Hormuz - Middle East

This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows a small vessel transiting in front of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush as it transits the Strait of Hormuz April 28, 2014 as seen from the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea. Abe McNatt/U.S. Navy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Coastal Patrol Force in 5th Fleet Now at 10 Ships

BAHRAIN -- Coastal Patrol (PC) ships USS Hurricane (PC 3) and USS Monsoon (PC 4) completed their arrival to Bahrain the second week of August.Hurricane and Monsoon are the final two of 10 ships that are part of a realignment plan to increase the PC presence ... [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon leak reveals worries over Iran military activity

World Bulletin / News DeskA classified assessment by the US Pentagon has claimed that Iran is increasing its military capabilities, exercisesand buildup of weapons in and near the Strait of HormuzAccording to the summary, a copy of which was obtained ... [Published World Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

MARQUARD & BAHLS : Expansion of Physical Bunker Delivery Services

- Omanoil Matrix Marine Services LLC (MXO) enhances their physical bunker delivery services at the Port of Sohar, Oman with the arrival of the dedicated 6,000 MT IFO barge AZALEA.With the dedicated 6,000 MT barge in port as of August 2014, Omanoil Matrix ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Oman, Delivery, Gasoil
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Iran Army, IRGC to Stage Joint Naval Drills

ILNA: Iran’s Navy and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plan to hold joint naval exercise in the coming months, a senior commander said.Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told the Tasnim News Agency that the wargames will be ... [Published Iran Labour News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Iran to Invest $2.5b to Build Oil Terminal at Sea of Oman Port

Most of Iran’s exports are funneled through the big terminal on Kharg Island in the northern Persian Gulf, then shipped southward in supertankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the Mehr News Agency quoted IOTC Managing Director Pirouz Mousavi as sayin ... [Published TankTerminals.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Learning Curve: Iranian Asymmetrical Warfare

Op-Ed by Brett DavisTension between U.S. and Iranian military assets in the Arabian Gulf are nothing new. Confrontations between Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN), the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) and U.S. Navy vessels in the Gulf, ... [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Volts Shipping Sues U.S. Navy For Strait of Hormuz Collision

Damage to USS Porter as a result of its collision in 2012, U.S. Navy PhotoCiting violation of Rules 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, and 16, of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) and their “otherwise negligent navigation ... [Published GCaptain - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Commander: Iran Enjoying Enough Power to Protect Persian Gulf, Pacific Ocean

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said his force is powerful enough to protect security in the Persian Gulf and the Pacific Ocean without the help of any foreign states."Iran enjoys the ability to establish security ... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 09 2014]

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"This action by the dhow's crew demonstrated hostile intent, which resulted in the defensive fire by the Coast Guardsmen."
..." One possibility is to set up an oil and gas port outside of the chokepoint Strait of Hormuz TheThe Tehran Times reports on just such a plan, in "Iran to invest $2.5b to build oil terminal at SeaSea of Oman port" :
...Paul Haenle, Director of Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, wrote in the Financial Times on October 8, 2013, that "China’s rise to global leadership means rhetoric and vetoes are no longer enough" . He meant that China should side with the US
...in the Southern province of Fars on Saturday, Fadavi said as a result of the struggles and round-the-clock efforts made by the IRGC naval forces, "the Islamic Republic of Iran's naval defense structure has grown so powerful that it has discouraged the enemy from even thinking about hegemony or bullying against Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz region"

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Iran Quietly Arming in the Strait of Hormuz [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - 23 hours ago]
US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot at Armed Irania... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
Iran to stage massive drills in southern waters... [Published Tehran Times - Aug 26 2014]
Saudi Arabia Accepts Iran's Friend Request [Published Huffington Post - Aug 25 2014]
Oil Matters: Iran Is Thinking of Oil Terminal O... [Published EagleSpeak - Aug 25 2014]
Is China really a free rider in the Middle East? [Published China.org.cn - Aug 25 2014]
Commander: Enemies Deeply Fearful of IRGC Navy'... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 23 2014]
Pentagon keeps wary eye on Iran activities arou... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
Coastal Patrol Force in 5th Fleet Now at 10 Ships [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - Aug 22 2014]
Has Iraq become a four-letter word? [Published Wake Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
India to Unveil Warship to Deter Chinese Submar... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
Eye on Iran: Iran Speaks More Softly But Keeps ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 21 2014]
Pentagon leak reveals worries over Iran militar... [Published World Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
MARQUARD & BAHLS : Expansion of Physical Bunker... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
Iran Speaks More Softly But Keeps Building Bigg... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 20 2014]
$75m strategic fuel storage depot coming up at ... [Published Oman Observer - Aug 20 2014]
Iran Army, IRGC to Stage Joint Naval Drills [Published Iran Labour News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
Khorfakkan welcomes CSCL Mercury on maiden call [Published Arabian Supply Chain - Aug 19 2014]
Khorfakkan container terminal receives $CSCL Me... [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 18 2014]
Where Is Casey's Marin Katusa Stashing His Mone... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 18 2014]
Iran to Invest $2.5b to Build Oil Terminal at S... [Published TankTerminals.com - Aug 18 2014]
Khorfakkan Container Terminal receives 'CSCL Me... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 18 2014]
Iran to turn Jask Port into 2nd oil hub - Mr Ro... [Published Logistics Guru - Aug 18 2014]
In potential huge tanker shift, Iran readies de... [Published Naftrade - Aug 18 2014]
Iranians support Rouhani’s economic efforts [Published Iran Daily - Aug 16 2014]
Iran Plans to Turn Jask Port into Its 2nd Oil Hub [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 16 2014]
Learning Curve: Iranian Asymmetrical Warfare [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 16 2014]
Calls for change undimmed three years after foi... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 14 2014]
Coastal Patrol Force in 5th Fleet Now at 10 Ships [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Aug 14 2014]
America may be plotting to ensure regime change... [Published DNA India - Aug 14 2014]
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Oil Matters: Iran Is Thinking of Oil Terminal O... [Published EagleSpeak - Aug 25 2014]
Most of Iran's ability to get oil and gas products to the world outside the Arabian/Persian Gulf can be blockaded by putting a "stopper" in the entrances to the sea line of communication chokepoint that is the Strait of Hormuz. That "stopper" could ...
Eye on Iran: Iran Speaks More Softly But Keeps ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 21 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories Bloomberg: "While Iran's military has toned down its rhetoric about militarycapabilities and exercises, it continues a low-profile buildup of weaponsin and near ...
Volts Shipping Sues U.S. Navy Over USS Porter S... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 13 2014]
Damage to USS Porter as a result of its collision in 2012, U.S. Navy Photo Citing violation of Rules 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, and 16, of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) and their “otherwise negligent ...
Indian tanker false alarm in Gulf [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 13 2014]
Published on August 13, 2014 by David Rider ·No Comments Report of possible pirate attack proves to be false alarm. Indian tanker false alarm in Gulf Yesterday (August 12th), the Harbour Master of Fujairah Port, Oman, issued an alert to state ...
Air Operations Over Iraq Continue [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 08 2014]
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