Join our crew and become one of the 107,319 members that receive our newsletter.

China


Sunday, July 21, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Defense

China, Philippines Agree On ‘Provisional’ South China Sea Resupply Arrangement: Manila

MANILA, July 21 (Reuters) – The Philippines and China have “reached an understanding on the provisional arrangement” for resupply missions

2 mins ago
Total Views: 0

Sunday, July 14, 2024
Russian corvette enters the port of Zhanjiang during the Joint Sea-2024 China-Russia naval exercise. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Navy

Chinese And Russian Naval Forces Hold Joint Operation In Pacific

By Bloomberg News Jul 14, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Chinese and Russian naval forces recently conducted another round of joint exercises, according to

July 14, 2024
Total Views: 1440

Thursday, July 11, 2024
USCGCC Kimball (WMSL 756) conducts flight operations while underway in the North Pacific Ocean Sept. 26, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Encounters Chinese Military Ships in Bering Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard encountered multiple military ships from the People’s Republic of China in the Bering Sea over the weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the

July 11, 2024
Total Views: 5013

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev
Shipping

Slumping Freight Rates Telegraph Warning on Asian Crude Demand

(Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping crude oil along key routes to Asia is slumping as supertankers take shorter trips and demand softens in China. Freight

July 9, 2024
Total Views: 713

Monday, July 8, 2024
Wison New Energies’ Zhoushan yard. (Source: Wison New Energies)
Shipping

U.S. Sanctions Send Russian LNG Modules Back to China’s Wison Yard

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – After a three-month odyssey aboard Chinese heavy lift vessel Wei Xiao Tian Shi, two Russia-bound LNG modules are headed

July 8, 2024
Total Views: 10342

Saturday, July 6, 2024
President Biden talks with US Naval officers after departing Air Force 1
Navy

Biden Declares Checkmate on China in Pacific – Naval Experts Disagree

by John Konrad (gCaptain) After a blitz of appearances promoting Operation Prosperity Guardian early in the year, the White House has been mostly silent this

July 6, 2024
Total Views: 7869

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
A child looks on towards China's Xiamen city from the coast in Kinmen, Taiwan February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
Shipping

China’s Seizure of Taiwan Fishing Boat Risks Inflaming Tensions

By Cindy Wang, Yian Lee and Foster Wong (Bloomberg) — China detained a Taiwanese fishing boat and its crew, a move that risks worsening tensions with

July 3, 2024
Total Views: 1660

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
Shipping

Philippines Pledges ‘Relentless’ Protection of Interests in South China Sea

MANILA, July 2 (Reuters) – The Philippines told China it will be “relentless” in protecting its interests and upholding its sovereignty,

July 2, 2024
Total Views: 828

Monday, July 1, 2024
China’s NewNew Polar Bear in a convoy in the Russian Arctic in October 2023. (Source: Atomflot)
News

China Starts Regular Sea Ice Forecasts for Northeast Passage off Russian Coast

BEIJING, July 1 (Reuters) – A Chinese radio station on Monday started broadcasts on Arctic sea ice conditions off Russia’s coast for

July 1, 2024
Total Views: 3170

Thursday, June 20, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An SBU surface drone named "Sea Baby" sails in this screengrab taken from a handout video released on August 16, 2023 . Security Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Ukraine’s Drone Success Shapes US Pacific ‘Hellscape’ Strategy

By Peter Apps (Opinion) – LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – On a website run by the Ukrainian security service, donors anywhere in the world

June 20, 2024
Total Views: 4766

Green Shipping In Conflict: The Clash of ESG, Venture Capital, and Red Sea Attacks
Navy

Green Shipping In Conflict: The Clash of ESG, Venture Capital, and Red Sea Attacks

The IMO and industry leaders have voiced outrage and concern following the reported sinking of the M/V Tutor and the deaths of seafarers.

June 20, 2024
Total Views: 822

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
cnooc-lng-terminal
Shipping

China’s LNG Boom Threatened by Alternative Fuels

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Cracks are appearing in the bullish picture for liquefied natural gas demand in China. Global majors like Shell Plc and

June 19, 2024
Total Views: 1665

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
China CG cutter firing water at a Philippine resupply boat
Shipping

In South China Sea Dispute, Philippines’ Bolder Hand Tests Beijing

By Karen Lema, Greg Torode MANILA/HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – Huddled in the presidential situation room in February last year, senior

June 18, 2024
Total Views: 1901

SOUTHCHINASEA-PHILIPPINES. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Collision

Philippines Says Sailor Sustained Serious Injury in South China Sea Collision

MANILA, June 18 (Reuters) – A Philippine navy sailor suffered “serious injury” after what the country’s military called on

June 18, 2024
Total Views: 969

Monday, June 17, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
News

China and Philippines Quarrel over South China Sea Collision

BEIJING/MANILA, June 17 (Reuters) – China and the Philippines traded accusations over a collision in the South China Sea on Monday, with Manila saying

June 17, 2024
Total Views: 1635

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Philippine Coast Guard flyby over the South China Sea. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
News

Philippines Files UN Claim To Extended Continental Shelf In South China Sea

MANILA, June 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines filed a claim with the U.N. on Saturday to an extended continental shelf (ECS) in the South China Sea, a

June 15, 2024
Total Views: 5826

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
General Flynn Army Pacific Commander
Defense

Op-Ed: Shattering the Lynchpin Myth: The US Army’s Misguided Dominance in Pacific Strategy

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain Op-Ed) In a viral video with over 200,000 views on X, General Charles Flynn, a 4-star Army commander in the Pacific and

June 12, 2024
Total Views: 3517

Saturday, June 8, 2024
British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender in the Bosphorus Strait. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
Defense

Chinese Fighter Jets Approached Dutch Ship ‘Unsafely’, Netherlands Says

AMSTERDAM, June 8 (Reuters) – Chinese air force jets circled a Dutch frigate and approached a Dutch helicopter in the East China Sea in a way

June 8, 2024
Total Views: 6921

Thursday, June 6, 2024
Chinese container ship NewNew Polar Bear in a convoy on the Northern Sea Route during an eastbound voyage in October 2023. (Source: Rosatomflot)
Shipping

Russia’s Rosatom and Chinese Firm to Establish Year-Round Arctic Shipping Route

ST PETERSBURG, June 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese shipping company

June 6, 2024
Total Views: 3425

Sunday, June 2, 2024
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin leaves after a US-China bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. REUTERS/Idrees Ali
Defense

Conflicting US-China Defense Strategies Dominate Singapore Forum

By Philip J. Heijmans, Peter Martin and Josh Xiao Jun 2, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Global defense leaders descending on Singapore this weekend confronted

June 2, 2024
Total Views: 925
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 107,319 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.