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'Darking' AIS: US and UK maritime agencies split on strategy to protect vessels in Red Sea

The container ship Kota Rahmat, with the destination 'VSL NO LINK ISRAEL', approaches the Bab el-Mandeb Strait on 18 January 2024 in Obock, Djibouti.
The container ship Kota Rahmat, with the destination "VSL NO LINK ISRAEL", approaches the Bab el-Mandeb Strait on 18 January 2024 in Obock, Djibouti. © Luke Dray/Getty Images Europe via AFP
International maritime agencies are offering conflicting advice to vessels on AIS data manipulation, a practice usually deployed by pariah states and ships trying to evade sanctions. [...]
Published on 20.05.2024 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes Michael Sweeney

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