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Strait of Malacca

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Srettha Thavisin, Prime Minister of Thailand, stands in front of an infographic depicting the Landbridge to bypass the Malacca Strait

Thailand Pitching $28 Billion Malacca Strait Bypass Plan

(Bloomberg) — Thailand is pitching a multibillion-dollar project that will significantly cut shipping times between the Indian and Pacific oceans by

November 14, 2023
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

China Recommends Top Security Level for Ships in Malacca Strait

BEIJING, July 3 (Reuters) – China’s Ministry of Transport has raised its security recommendation for Chinese vessels in the Malacca Strait, a major

July 3, 2019
Total Views: 23

Monday, August 21, 2017
Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency

USS McCain Collision Exposes Singapore-Malaysia Sea Dispute

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A collision between a U.S. warship and an oil tanker near the Straits of Malacca on Monday has shone a light on a territorial

August 21, 2017
Total Views: 124

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Oil Spice: With $3 Billion Port, Malacca Eyes Slice of Shipping Giant Singapore’s Pie
Maritime News

Oil Spice: With $3 Billion Port, Malacca Eyes Slice of Shipping Giant Singapore’s Pie

By Roslan Khasawneh KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Once at the heart of the global spice trade, Malacca is pumping nearly $3 billion into an ambitious

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 52

Monday, May 4, 2015
Bunker Heist – Pirates Strike Product Tanker in Strait of Malacca

Bunker Heist – Pirates Strike Product Tanker in Strait of Malacca

A Singapore-registered petroleum product tanker was hit by pirates late Saturday night while underway in the Strait of Malacca. According to the regional

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 30

Saturday, June 14, 2008
Maritime Security

Modern Pirates, The Success Rate Of

*Red denotes a successful attack. Yellow marks an attempt This Google Maps mashup, brought to gCaptain’s attention by wired’s blog monkeybites,

June 14, 2008
Total Views: 423

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

MARINER WAKE UP CALL – China’s Growning Submarine Fleet

Experts attempting to understand the strategic aims behind China’s aggressive military expansion have generally focused on Taiwan. But a new naval base

May 13, 2008
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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The BEST View Of The Malacca Straight

Photo by Peter MacDonald Here at gCaptain we are interested in all things we can drive our ships over, under or through… this includes bridges. Our

May 7, 2008
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Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Maritime Security

pirates are ‘thriving’ – IMB sees 14% increase in attacks

The IMB reports on a sharp increase in the number or piracy attacks. The BBC tells us: The increase is in large part because of a jump in incidents

October 17, 2007
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Sunday, September 23, 2007
Maritime Security

piracy at sea – seajacking and phantom ships

In this modern age with AIS tracking and global satellite coverage you may ask how a pirate can get away with stealing an entire ship. Occasionally referred to

September 23, 2007
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Maritime Security

The Straight of Malacca – A Dark Passage

“For centuries, this sliver of ocean has captivated seamen, offering the most direct route between India and China, along with a bounty of resources,

September 18, 2007
Total Views: 55


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