China


Saturday, June 25, 2022
US NAvy Aircraft Carrier Strike Group
Navy

Chinese Military Says U.S. Plane In Taiwan Strait Endangered Peace

SHANGHAI, June 25 (Reuters) – China’s military said on Saturday that the recent fly through of a U.S. maritime plane through the Taiwan

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 16013

Monday, June 20, 2022
Maritime Security

US Rejects China’s Claims Over Taiwan Strait As Concerns Grow

By Peter Martin and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) –Biden administration officials have decided to reject a vague new assertion by China that the

June 20, 2022
Total Views: 10184

Friday, June 17, 2022
Defense

China Launches Its First Modern Supercarrier

By Martin Quin Pollard BEIJING, June 17 (Reuters) – China launched its third aircraft carrier on Friday, the Fujian, named after the province

June 17, 2022
Total Views: 3589

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
A U.S. Navy sailor looks through binoculars on the bridge as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during routine operations in the Taiwan Strait, August 18, 2020.
Defense

Taipei Says Taiwan Strait is an International Waterway in Rebuff to China

TAIPEI, June 14 (Reuters) – The Taiwan Strait is an international waterway and Taiwan’s government supports U.S. warships transiting it,

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 4036

Sunday, June 12, 2022
china new destroyer Nanchang
Maritime Security

China Alarms US With Private Warnings To Avoid Taiwan Strait

By Peter Martin Jun 12, 2022, (Bloomberg) –Chinese military officials in recent months have repeatedly asserted that the Taiwan Strait isn’t

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 5076

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Shipping

China’s Export Boom Fades as Spending Shifts

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — After two years of record exports, Chinese manufacturers are turning downbeat as consumers in their biggest markets curb

June 8, 2022
Total Views: 2426

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Royal Cambodian Navy Officers
Navy

Is China Building A Secret Navy Base Near The Singapore Strait?

A new Washington Post report claims that China’s People Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is building a Navy base in Ream Cambodia, 565 Nautical Miles north of

June 7, 2022
Total Views: 4160

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
The maersk containership Merete Maersk berth in China.
Shipping

Maersk Claims First International Relay Shipment in China

Maersk is claiming the China’s first coastal relay of international cargo by a foreign ocean carrier, marking a “milestone” in China’s

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 7425

Friday, May 27, 2022
Shipping

China’s COVID Lockdowns: Is the Shanghai ‘Bullwhip’ Ready to Crack?

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With Shanghai on the cusp of unlocking its manufacturing and unshackling frustrated container exports, spot rates from

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 1596

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Defense

Biden, S.Korea’s Yoon Vow To Deter N.Korea With Bigger Drills And More Weapons

By Trevor Hunnicutt, Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 976

A Chinese flag is seen in front of the Friendship bridge over the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in China
Navy

China Has Militarized Seafarers Says US Navy Report

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Over the many years of reporting maritime news, the idea that China could militarize its commercial maritime fleet has been

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 10667

Friday, May 20, 2022
vlcc tanker
Shipping

China Quietly Ramping Up Purchases of Cheap Russian Oil

By Chen Aizhu and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – China is quietly ramping up purchases of oil from Russia at bargain prices,

May 20, 2022
Total Views: 1817

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog
Shipping

More Russian Oil Heading East Squeezes Iranian Crude Sales to China

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Florence Tan and Chen Aizhu LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Iran’s crude exports to China have fallen sharply since the

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 3669

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
cargo ships loading at port of oakland
Shipping

Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdowns Ease

By Ann Koh and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1311

Friday, May 13, 2022
Defense

Australia ‘Concerned’ By Chinese Spy Ship Off Its Coast

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship was tracked off Australia’s west coast within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 4551

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Ports

Global Supply Chain Crisis Round Two Could Be ‘Bigger Than Last Year’

By Brendan Murray, Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) China’s stringent rules to curb Covid-19 are about to unleash another wave of summer chaos on supply

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 4073

Monday, April 25, 2022
tankers at anchor
Shipping

China’s Bunker Sales Show How Congestion Is Reshaping Demand for Ship Fuel

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Port congestion in China is prompting more vessels to refuel at the country’s ports as the worsening Covid-19 outbreak

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 3852

Saturday, April 23, 2022
Navy

Japan’s Foreign Minister Promises A Stronger Military During Visit To US Aircraft Carrier

ABOARD USS LINCOLN, April 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s foreign minister promised his country would bolster its military to help the

April 23, 2022
Total Views: 2910

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Shipping

Brazilian Meat Exporters Face Hurdles Shipping Through Shanghai

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, April 20 (Reuters) – Brazil’s ABPA, a lobby group representing large pork and chicken processors like JBS SA and BRF SA,

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 1781

China Oil Tankers In Port
News

China Bunker Fuel Sales Plunge

By Muyu Xu (Reuters) China’s exports of marine fuel in March plunged 15% from a year ago, customs data showed on Wednesday, owing to high prices and

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 6527