Exploring HMAS AE1

His Majesty’s Australian Submarine AE1 was launched in the yard of Vickers Ltd at Barrow-in-Furness, England on 22 May 1913.  She commissioned at Portsmouth on 28 February 1914 under the command of Lieutenant Commander Thomas Fleming Besant, RN.  She was the first of two E Class submarines built for the fledgling Royal Australian…

USS Farragut Transits the Suez Canal

04/16/2015: USS Farragut Transits the Suez Canal SUEZ CANAL (April 6, 2015)   The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transits the Suez Canal. Farragut is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of interests in Europe. Credit:Navy Media Content Services:4/6/15  …

USS Theodore Roosevelt Transits the Suez Canal

04/16/2015: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits through the Suez Canal. Theodore Roosevelt will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Credit: Navy Media Content Services: 4/6/15    

The Challenge of Maritime Security in a Globalized World: The Case of Securing the Suez Canal

The Danish firm Risk Intelligence provides regular assessments and consulting services to support governments and maritime firms in providing for enhanced maritime security. In their regular subscription publication Strategic Insights, the firm provides assessments of maritime security challenges and approaches to dealing with those challenges. The CEO of the firm,…