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Saudi led forces destroy 2 ‘explosive-laden’ vessels in the Red Sea – Dryad

boat in gun sights

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2020 DUBAI – The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen has destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, the coalition’s spokesperson said. Dryad Global and Al Jezeera are reporting that two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces were threatening navigation, according to the spokesperson’s statement carried on Saudi state news …

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Saudi Arabia: “Cargo ships could be at risk in Red Sea” #Sooner_or_Later

PortandTerminal.com, November 2, 2019 Saudi Arabia on Friday warned that explosives-laden high speed remote-controlled small boats could target cargo ships and oil tankers passing through the busy and sensitive Red Sea maritime route RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabian defence officials have warned that cargo and crude-laden ships passing through the Red Sea could be at risk from remote-controlled boats …

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NATO’s Not Ready For Saudi-Style Drone Attacks; (and neither are our ports)

“The threat that we face has developed faster,” than countermeasures, giving adversaries like Russia, and Iran, some asymmetric advantages. Saudi couldn’t protect itself from the drone attack. How would American ports and terminals fair in a similar attack? Poorly is our guess. BreakingDefense, September 23, 2019 Editor’s Note: Breaking Defense’s Paul McLeary ran an excellent piece yesterday about NATO’s readiness …

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Iran is being crushed by sanctions. Is that its reason to attack Saudi Arabia?

PortandTerminal.com, September 20, 2019 WASHINGTON – While Iran has officially denied responsibility for last week’s attacks on Saudi oil facilities, the likelihood of its involvement at some level is probable. Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who have the claimed the attacks, are closely aligned with and funded by Iran. It is unlikely that an attack of this sophistication and magnitude could have …

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Saudi Energy Minister – Oil supply back online. Iran responsible for attack. Ok…

PortandTerminal.com, September 17, 2019 Saudi Energy Minister agrees with Mike Pompeo that the drone attacks came from Iran. Production capacity has been restored he says and Aramco’s IPO is moving forward per plan. Well, that’s that then. Move on. Nothing to see here. JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman held a press conference today …

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VIDEO: Crippling drone attacks knock out half of Saudi oil capacity

PortandTerminal.com, September 15, 2019 Largest oil stabilization plant in the world hit by Houthi drones. 5 million bbl/day of capacity knocked out overnight. “Abqaiq is the heart of the system and they just had a heart attack”. RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s oil production was cut by half after a swarm of explosive drones struck at the heart of …

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