Saturday, June 12, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Are Iranian Warships Smuggling Weapons To Venezuela?

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. is closely tracking an Iranian navy transport ship headed for the Caribbean — possibly Venezuela — and is prepared to take action against the delivery...

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 4707

Friday, June 4, 2021
NOAA Chart of the Gulf of Mexico
Environment

Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Shrunk A Little

NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or “dead zone” — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life — to be approximately...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 4054

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Navy

Those Are Not Aliens At Sea, U.S. Government Says

by Steve Gorman (Reuters) U.S. intelligence officials found no evidence that unidentified aerial phenomena observed by Navy aviators at sea in recent years were alien spacecraft, but the sightings remain...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 3624

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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Accidents

Iran’s Largest Navy Ship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Iran’s largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 12187

Friday, May 28, 2021
Defense

Royal Navy Disputes Russia Claim it Booted a British Warship from Waters Near Annexed Crimea

MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official said on Thursday that Russia’s navy and air force had expelled a British warship from what he described as Russian territorial waters...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 6009

hms-queen-elizabeth-underway
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2728

Thursday, May 20, 2021
marad-Lucinda-Lessley
Defense

These Might Be The Worst Maritime Videos Ever Produced

UPDATE: Adding insult to injury… shortly after this article was published MARAD removed the Maritime Day video from YouTube. by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the last fifteen years of...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 9297

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Defense

China Claims it Expelled a U.S. Navy Warship From its Waters in South China Sea

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – China said on Thursday an American warship had illegally entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea and was expelled, which the United States...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 4144

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Defense

Watch: President Biden Gives Keynote Address at Coast Guard Academy’s 140th Commencement Ceremony

President Biden delivered the keynote speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy’s 140th commencement ceremony on Wednesday in New London, Connecticut. In his speech, he hit on a range...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2238

Monday, May 17, 2021
UFO sighting USS Omaha
Defense

Watch: U.S. Navy Tracks Spherical-Shaped UFO Off California

An investigative filmmaker has released unclassified U.S. military footage showing a spherical-shaped UFO as seen by U.S. Navy personnel off the coast of California. The footage was recorded by the...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 10246

Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Defense

Philippines’ Duterte Issues Gag Order on Cabinet Over South China Sea Spat

MANILA, May 17 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte barred his cabinet from talking about the South China Sea in public on Monday after weeks of strong rebukes by his...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 2083

Monday, May 10, 2021
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Fires Warning Shots in Latest Encounter with Iranian vessels

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 5056

Defense

U.S. Seizes Huge Shipment of Weapons from Stateless Dhow in International Waters in Arabian Sea

A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser seized a large illicit shipment of weapons from a stateless dhow in international water of the North Arabian Sea, the U.S. 5th Fleet said over...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 6011

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Defense

Britain Withdraws Patrol Boats from Jersey After French Brexit Row

By Christian Lowe PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) – Britain withdrew its Royal Navy vessels from the waters off Jersey on Thursday but said it would remain on standby to support...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 3561

Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has only two aging salvage...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 12115

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month near a South China Sea shoal, with Manila’s top...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6088

Defense

GET THE **** OUT – Philippines Foreign Minister Issues Expletive-Laced Tweet Over South China Sea Dispute

MANILA, May 3 (Reuters) – The Philippine foreign minister on Monday demanded in an expletive-laced message on Twitter that China’s vessels get out of disputed waters, marking the latest exchange...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 4136

China-Shandong_aircraft_carrier_of_People's_Liberation_Army_Navy
Navy

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5712

Sunday, May 2, 2021
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth_Maiden_Voyage
Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111554

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Navy-anti-missile-SEARAM
Navy

Can The US Navy Protect Ships From Missile Attacks?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy “currently does not have a well-defined strategy or funding” for testing to determine whether radar and self-defense systems aboard many of its vessels...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 8362