Posts tagged as Navigation

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have done so immediately. The incident came at a time of…

Russian navigation system to be used for railway fault detection in Lithuania

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Lithuania’s state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) is buying an autonomous inspection vehicle whose technical specifications state it must be compatible with the Russian satellite navigation system Glonass, the delfi.lt news website reports, writes LETA/BNS. Experts warns about possible threat to national security, but the company says the choice was made to ensure swift and accurate identification of a fault place and that needs technology whose receivers are capable…

Arab League Opposes Iran’s Threats to Block Navigation in Hormuz Strait

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Arab League opposes Tehran’s threats to obstruct Middle East states’ oil exports through the Strait of Hormuz in case Iran is unable to transport its oil via the route, the organization’s new ambassador to Russia, Jaber Habib Jaber, told on Thursday. “We oppose any threats to suspend navigation and foreign intervention into the region’s affairs. The Arab League defends the principles on non-interference in domestic issues of the Arab…