Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro today called for a “new maritime statecraft” to prevail in an era of intense strategic competition, during remarks at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Sept. 26. During his speech, Secretary Del Toro stated that maritime statecraft, in a broad sense, encompasses not only naval diplomacy, but a national, whole-of-government effort to build comprehensive U.S. and allied maritime power, both commercial and naval.

Navy Secretary Del Toro Calls for New ‘Maritime Statecraft’ Strategy

During a speech this week at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro called for a “new maritime

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet Vice-Admiral Viktor Sokolov salutes during a send-off ceremony for reservists drafted during partial mobilisation, in Sevastopol, Crimea September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak/File Photo

Russia’s Black Fleet Commander Shown on Video Call After Reports He Was Killed

MOSCOW, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Admiral Viktor Sokolov, the commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, was shown on Russian state television on Tuesday

September 26, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
Maersk Tanker Underway

Maersk Backs Away From US Military Contracts

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In a world where the Pacific is becoming a cauldron of geopolitical tensions and Russia’s actions in Ukraine highlight the

September 25, 2023
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Sunday, September 24, 2023
To match Special Report TAIWAN-CHINA/SUBMARINES.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo

Taiwan Expects To Deploy Two New Submarines By 2027

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Taiwan hopes to deploy at least two new, domestically developed submarines by 2027, and possibly equip

September 24, 2023
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Chinese Coast Guard boats close to the floating barrier are pictured near the Scarborough Shoal.Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS

Philippines Condemns Chinese ‘Floating Barrier’ In South China Sea

MANILA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Sunday accused China’s coast guard of installing a “floating

September 24, 2023
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Sunday, September 17, 2023
U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy team up in the South China Sea. Picture taken April 18, 2020. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Huynh/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Philippines Says Japan, Australia Keen On Joint Maritime Patrols

By Ian Sayson Sep 17, 2023 (Bloomberg) –The Philippine armed forces said Japan and Australia “expressed willingness” to take part in joint

September 17, 2023
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Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.

Russian Missiles Hit Agriculture Facility In Odesa

Sept 17 (Reuters) – Russia launched a combined drone and missile attack on Ukraine early on Sunday, targeting chiefly the southern parts of the

September 17, 2023
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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Chinese militia vessels anchored on reef. Picture taken March 7, 2021. Philippine Coast Guard/National Task Force-West Philippine Sea/Handout via REUTERS.

Philippines Sees Resurgence Of Chinese Ships In Disputed Waters

By Ian Sayson Sep 16, 2023 (Bloomberg) –The Philippine armed forces said it’s doubling efforts on maritime surveillance after detecting a

September 16, 2023
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Sea drone shows the silhouette of Olenegorsky Gornyak ship near the port of Novorossiysk. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS

Ukrainian Minister Vows More Drones For Strikes On Russian Warships

By Max Hunder KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine will be able to conduct more drone attacks on Russian warships, a Ukrainian

September 16, 2023
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Friday, September 15, 2023
CCGS Vincent Massey leaving Levis, Quebec | Photo credit: Chantier Davie

Canadian Coast Guard Dedicates Third and Final Secondhand Medium Icebreaker

The Canadian Coast Guard has officially welcomed the medium icebreaker CCGS Vincent Massey to its fleet at a dedication to service ceremony in Quebec City.

September 15, 2023
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023
A special unit of the Defense Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine conducts an operation to retake the Boyko Towers from Russia control. Image credit: Defense Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

Ukraine Retakes Control of Crimean Offshore Drilling Rig from Russia

KYIV, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces have regained control from Russia of several gas and oil offshore drilling platforms close

September 12, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). U.S. Navy File Photo

US, Canadian Warships Transit Taiwan Strait In Latest Joint Mission

TAIPEI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, marking the second such

September 9, 2023
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Philippines' resupply mission in the South China Sea. Photo REUTERS/Jay Ereno

Philippines Resupplies Troops In South China Sea Atoll

SOUTH CHINA SEA, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The Philippines has completed a supply mission for troops stationed in a rusty World War Two-era ship, but

September 9, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
two US Navy littoral combat ships underway at sea

A Deep Dive Into US Navy’s Epic Shipbuilding Failure

by Joaquin Sapien (ProPublica) In July 2016, warships from more than two dozen nations gathered off the coasts of Hawaii and Southern California to join the

September 7, 2023
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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Sailors spell out "E=MC2" on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ship's commissioning, Feb. 17, 2011. U.S. Navy Photo

U.S. Navy Selects Commercial Option for Dismantling the Former USS Enterprise

The U.S. Navy has selected the Commercial Dismantlement option to dispose of the decommissioned USS Enterprise, including its defueled reactor plants, and

September 6, 2023
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Monday, September 4, 2023
How The Defense Transportation System Works

How Does The Pentagon’s Massive Global Transportation System Work?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Contrary to popular belief, Maersk is not the world’s largest shipping company, nor is Delta the world’s largest airline.

September 4, 2023
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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Russian flagged Ro Ro ship Lady R transits Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey February 14, 2023. Photo :REUTERS/Yoruk Isik

South African Inquiry Found No Evidence Of Arms Shipment To Russia

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that an independent inquiry

September 3, 2023
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Friday, September 1, 2023
FILE Photo of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). Picture taken May 14, 2022. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy

NATO Naval Drill in Baltic Sea to Focus on Repelling Russian Attack

BERLIN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Major naval drills about to start in the Baltic Sea involving some 30 ships and more than 3,000 Western service

September 1, 2023
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Sunday, August 27, 2023
Water cannon incident in the South China Sea. photo released on August 6, 2023. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS

China’s ‘Aggressive Behavior’ In South China Sea Must Be Challenged – U.S. Navy Official

MANILA, Aug 27 (Reuters) – China’s “aggressive behavior” in the South China Sea, including the use of water canon by

August 27, 2023
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A still image from a video, released by Russia's Defence Ministry, shows what it said to be Russian and Chinese navy ships jointly patrolling the Pacific Ocean and holding naval exercises in the East China Sea, in this image taken from footage released August 18, 2023.

Russian And Chinese Ships Return From Joint Pacific Patrolling

Aug 27 (Reuters) – A detachment of Russia’s navy warships returned from more than three weeks of joint-patrolling of the

August 27, 2023
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