Sep 13, 2019
— Britain’s decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial shipping through the critical chokepoint weeks after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the region, a top British navy official said on Thursday.
Aug 16, 2019
— Hong Kong's airport resumed operations Wednesday, just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters forcibly blocked access to the main terminal, temporarily paralyzing the transport hub for the second consecutive night.
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.
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.
Mar 29, 2019
— USTRANSCOM Public Affairs published a press release highlighting GEN Lyons’ meeting with CEOs from various moving companies who support DoD household goods movement, and a separate meeting with moving industry trade associations. The press release is not an accurate account of the events of those meetings. Industry attendees believe the tone of the press release implied industry’s support to the general’s decision to award a contract to a single provider. To be clear, most of DoD’s current household goods service providers do not support this initiative.