Defense


Friday, April 8, 2022
Maersk Black Sea
Navy

Black Sea Ship Insurance Rates Continue To Rise Alongside Dangers To Commercial Shipping

By Ann Koh and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) The costs of insuring merchant ships sailing to ports in the Black Sea has spiraled out of control, becoming a

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 3149

evergreen shipping container
Navy

Is Taiwan’s Evergreen Helping To Finance China’s Naval Expansion?

A new report says that commercial shipbuilding efforts by prominent companies – including Carnival Cruise Lines, CMA CGM, and Taiwan’s Evergreen

April 8, 2022
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Thursday, April 7, 2022
navy Marine Anti-ship missle
Navy

Ukraine Asks US Navy For Anti-Ship Missiles

Ukraine’s latest request to the Pentagon includes land-based anti-ship missiles. By Daphne Psaledakis (Reuters) The United States will send new weapon

April 7, 2022
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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Defense

President Biden Nominates Admiral Linda Fagan to Lead Coast Guard

With confirmation, Admiral Fagan will become the first woman to lead a branch of the U.S. Armed Services. President Joe Biden has nominated Admiral Linda

April 5, 2022
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Saturday, April 2, 2022
Navy

Biden, First Lady Commissions USS Delaware,  A Nuclear Attack Sub 

By Alex Wayne Apr 2, 2022 (Bloomberg) –First Lady Jill Biden ceremonially commissioned a nuclear-powered submarine on Saturday, presiding over a display

April 2, 2022
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Friday, April 1, 2022
Defense

Navy to Name New Oiler After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The U.S. Navy will name one of its new John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oilers after former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The future USNS Ruth

April 1, 2022
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Monday, March 28, 2022
Defense

Turkey Defuses Another Stray Naval Mine in Black Sea

ISTANBUL, March 28 (Reuters) – A military diving team deactivated a stray naval mine off Turkey’s northwest coast on Monday, Turkey’s

March 28, 2022
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Thursday, March 24, 2022
port of Berdiansk fire
Navy

Russia Targets Key Port Facilities In Ukraine

By Tarso Veloso (Bloomberg) Russian attacks on some of Ukraine’s key export hubs are damaging commodities infrastructure and mean it could be a long road

March 24, 2022
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Explosion in Ukraine Port
Defense

Russian Landing Ship ‘Orsk’ Destroyed at Port of Berdiansk, Ukraine Claims

VIV, Ukraine, March 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Thursday it had destroyed a large Russian landing support ship, the Orsk, at the

March 24, 2022
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Monday, March 21, 2022
Defense

Russian Landing Ship Docks in Ukraine

Update: Russian Landing Ship ‘Orsk’ Destroyed at Port of Berdiansk, Ukraine Claims March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s armed forces said on

March 21, 2022
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Russian Navy amphib
Defense

Ukraine Dismisses Russia’s Claim About Drifting Mines in Black Sea

March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s main intelligence agency said several hundred mines had drifted into the Black Sea after breaking off from

March 21, 2022
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Sunday, March 20, 2022
Navy

Russian Navy Commander Killed In Ukrainian

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – A senior naval commander in Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has been killed in Ukraine, the governor of Sevastopol

March 20, 2022
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Friday, March 18, 2022
China-Shandong_aircraft_carrier_of_People's_Liberation_Army_Navy
Defense

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Through Taiwan Strait Hours Before Biden-Xi Call

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, March 18 (Reuters) – A Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday, Taiwan’s

March 18, 2022
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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Russian Navy amphib
Navy

Russian Amphibious Sealift Ships Sail Towards Europe

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Japan’s military said on Thursday that it had spotted four large Russian amphibious warfare ships sailing close to its islands

March 17, 2022
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Monday, March 14, 2022
USS Ronald Reagan
Navy

Ukraine War – Where Is The US Navy?

“Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.” Ronald Reagan By Captain John Konrad 

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 8789

Navy

Blockade Of Ukraine – Did Turkey Put NATO Shipping At Risk?

When Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked Turkish President Erdogan to close off Russia’s access to the Black Sea he may have gotten more than he bargained for. By

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 11702

Saturday, March 12, 2022
NATO MARCOM
Navy

NATO Warns Ships Away From Russia’s Largest Port

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) issued an urgent warning to ships operating in the Black Sea. The

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 9432

Friday, March 11, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
Navy

Russia’s Naval Blockade May Starve Millions

In more peaceful years Ukraine’s agricultural exports find their way onto ships at the Port of Odessa but today, the nation’s biggest ports

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 5468

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Hawaii Fuel Depot Tanks WWII
Navy

Watch: Hawaii Naval Bunker Tank Closure And The Jones Act Explained

As gCaptain reported early this week, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced that Hawaii’s Red Hill bunker storage depot, the world’s

March 10, 2022
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People's Liberation Army (PLA Navy) ship Yueyang
Navy

China Tests Freedom Of Navigation With Partial Sea Closure

by Yimou Lee (Reuters) China closed off a part of the South China Sea close to Vietnam this month in its hunt for a crashed aircraft, Taiwan’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 2746