Maritime

  • Union Designates Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone

    Aug 15, 2019 — The International Transport Workers Federation has designated the Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone following recent tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman. The designation means that seafarers who are subject to an attack in the zone, are entitled to a bonus and doubled death and disability compensation.
  • Iran Regime Is Jamming GPS Signals in Strait of Hormuz to Disrupt Commercial Shipping

    Aug 9, 2019 — The United States Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has issued a new warning to commercial shipping about threats by the Iranian regime in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian Gulf, saying that some ships have reported having their GPS interfered with.