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Sunday, April 14, 2024
A French Navy warship escorts a CMA CGM containership in the Red Sea. Photo courtesy French Forces

Naval And Military Rearmament To Face New Threats Could Cost $10 Trillion

By Enda Curran, Natalia Drozdiak and Bhargavi Sakthivel (Bloomberg) A new era of global rearmament is gathering pace, and it will mean vast costs and some

April 14, 2024
Total Views: 2726

Saturday, December 16, 2023
Romanian minesweeper during a NATO training operation

Black Sea NATO Navies Agree To Clear Mines

By Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria plan a joint force to clear mines drifting into their areas of the Black Sea as part of the fallout

December 16, 2023
Total Views: 1528

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Russian Navy's guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov takes part in the drills in the Barents Sea.Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

NATO Admiral Says Growing China-Russia Ties Raise Risk in Arctic

By Danielle Bochove and Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) –NATO is increasingly concerned about China’s shipping on Russia’s Northern Sea route, and

October 22, 2023
Total Views: 3284

Friday, October 20, 2023
Navy officer looking through binoculars out to into the Baltic

Latvia Asks If NATO Halt Russian Baltic Shipping

By Aaron Eglitis (Bloomberg) NATO should consider a halt to Russian shipping in the Baltic Sea if evidence emerges that the Kremlin is behind the damage to a

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 2228

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 10, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/Finnish Border Guard/Handout via REUTERS

Finland Says ‘Outside Activity’ Likely Damaged Gas Pipeline, Telecoms Cable in Baltic Sea

By Anne Kauranen and Terje Solsvik HELSINKI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A subsea gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable connecting Finland and

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 2093

Danger mines sign is pictured at an empty beach, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Odesa, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

NATO Allies to Form Mine-Sweeping Force to Clear Black Sea Route

(Bloomberg) — Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria are discussing the creation of a joint force to clear any mines that drift into their waters from Russia’s

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 2397

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
Total Views: 2039

Monday, November 21, 2022
UK Roro Ship discharging Army tanks

German Ports Are More Important Than Patriot Missiles Says US Army General

The former commander of United States Army Europe says that ports are more important to NATO than patirot missiles systems as he warns against China’s

November 21, 2022
Total Views: 5141

Sunday, October 16, 2022
China NATO

NATO And China Face-Off At Arctic Summit

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) A senior NATO official confronted a Chinese diplomat over China’s failure to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine,

October 16, 2022
Total Views: 3937

Saturday, October 8, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Can NATO Protect Pipelines & Subsea Cables?

By Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) NATO allies are struggling to work out how to better safeguard undersea critical infrastructure after the Nord Stream

October 8, 2022
Total Views: 1395

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Denmark To Invest In New Warships

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark expects to invest 40 billion Danish crowns ($5.47 billion) in new warships as the NATO member seeks to bolster

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 4445

Friday, July 22, 2022
US Navy Ships Stay Home As NATO Flexes Black Sea Muscle

US Navy Ships Stay Home As NATO Flexes Black Sea Muscle

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Every year, the US Navy sails warships into the Black Sea as part of Sea Breeze 2022 an annual joint military exercise with Romania

July 22, 2022
Total Views: 31927

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Mariupol port fire

Putin Says Ukraine Must De-Mine Grain Ports

Turkey, a NATO member, is in talks with the UN and Russia to provide Navy escorts for grain ships and Russia says Ukraine and the west must demine approaches

June 7, 2022
Total Views: 2490

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles

Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles

By Kati Pohjanpalo (Bloomberg) –Russia has cut Finland off from its natural gas supplies as relations between the two neighbors sour over the Nordic

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 1433

Friday, May 20, 2022
Maritime Security Program Cargo Ship Set to Transport Medical and Defense Supplies Towards Ukraine

Maritime Security Program Cargo Ship Set to Transport Medical and Defense Supplies Towards Ukraine

The ‘Arc Integrity’ is enrolled in the Maritime Administration’s Maritime Security Program (MSP), the maritime readiness program that maintains

May 20, 2022
Total Views: 3308

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Russian Black Sea Sub BAse

Russia Threatens NATO Convoys With Submarine Strike

May 4 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had fired two Kalibr cruise missiles at Ukrainian targets from a submarine in the Black

May 4, 2022
Total Views: 17937

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
NATO NAVY minehunter

NATO Minehunters Arrive In Finland

by Essi Lehto (Reuters) Three NATO warships arrived in the southwestern Finnish port of Turku on Monday to train with Finland’s navy as Helsinki

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 2832

Monday, March 14, 2022
Blockade Of Ukraine – Did Turkey Put NATO Shipping At Risk?

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: 12808

Saturday, March 12, 2022

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: 9856

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Russian minesweeper

NATO MEMBER OWNED SHIP SINKS OFF ODESA – Russia Used Civilian Ship As A Human Shield

UPDATE: “The Estonian-owned cargo ship Helt SUNK on Thursday off the Ukrainian port of Odesa after an explosion,” Igor Ilves, managing

March 3, 2022
Total Views: 27795


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