High Speed Craft – World’s Largest Catamaran involved in Humanitarian Aid – 2023

The largest catamaran in the world, the TUR flag and owned KARADENIZ LIFESHIP RAUF BEY owned since October 2015 by Karadeniz Holding, has been converted into an accommodation center with capacity for a minimum of 1,500 people and since April of this year, she has been docked in Iskenderun,Turkey temporarily housing some two thousand victims […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukrainian drone holes sanctioned Russian tanker – Aug 2023

After a drone strike on the 1976 Polish built Russian Navy Ropucha II Class Landing Ship OLEGORSKY GORNYAK  formerly known as BDK-91 last, Saturday 5th August, Ukraine has followed upon a sanctioned Russian tanker, the SIG. Interfax Ukraine quotes sources in the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) as saying that the tanker was being used […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Death toll rises to 500 souls offshore Greece – 17.06.2023

More than 500 illegal immigrants from Syria are presumed to have drowned after their fishing vessel involved in the clandestine journey sank  in the Aegean Sea offshore Greece earlier this week. 104 survivors were rescued from the sea and 78 bodies were recovered, but have not located any more since late Wednesday, local time. The […]

Ukraine Crisis – Russian Navy building up around Ukraine – 21.02.2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow does not want a war in Europe amid rising tensions over Ukraine but demanded that the issue of Kyiv’s relationship with NATO be resolved in its entirety immediately. Speaking at a joint news conference on Tuesday 15th February, 2022 after talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Putin said Russia had […]