Wednesday, September 15, 2021
German Navy Frigate F 217 Bayern
Navy

China Denies German Navy Port Entry

by Emma Thomasson (Reuters) China has denied a German warship entry into a local harbor, a German foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. The ship involved is the “Bayern” frigate, the spokesperson told...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 5053

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Navy

Japan Spots Chinese Sub Just Outside Territorial Waters

by Rocky Swift (Reuters) Japan’s defense ministry said on Sunday that a submarine believed to be from China was spotted in waters near its southern islands, as maritime tensions persist...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3059

Monday, September 6, 2021
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2254

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Vice President Harris aboard US Navy Warship's Bridge
Maritime News

Kamala Harris Hits China In South China Sea Speech

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday accused Beijing of coercion and intimidation to back unlawful claims in the South China Sea, her most pointed...

August 24, 2021
Total Views: 2466

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Navy

Kamala Harris To Focus On Freedom Of Navigation At Sea

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) Vice President Kamala Harris will focus on defending international rules in the South China Sea, strengthening U.S. regional leadership, and expanding security cooperation during her trip to...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2742

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Indian Naval Fleet Underway
Navy

Indian Navy Task Force Departs For South China Sea

By Sanjeev Miglani (Reuters) – India is sending a naval task force to the South China Sea this month to expand security ties with friendly countries, officials said on Wednesday,...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 2511

German Navy Frigate F 217 Bayern
Navy

German Navy Departs For First South China Sea Patrol In Decades

Germany sent a warship to the South China Sea for the first time in almost two decades.

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1967

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Navy

Royal Navy To Permanently Deploy Two Warships To Asia

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and escort ships sail to Japan...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 3650

Monday, July 12, 2021
Defense

China Claims it ‘Drove Away’ a US Warship on Anniversary of Tribunal Ruling

BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) – China’s military said it “drove away” a U.S. warship that illegally entered Chinese waters near the Paracel Islands on Monday, the anniversary of an international...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 2796

Navy

Blinken Says A South China Sea Attack Would Trigger War Treaty

by Arshad Mohammed (Reuters) The United States on Sunday repeated a warning to China that an attack on Philippine naval forces in the South China Sea would trigger the 1951...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 3873

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Defense

China Claims it Expelled a U.S. Navy Warship From its Waters in South China Sea

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – China said on Thursday an American warship had illegally entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea and was expelled, which the United States...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 4231

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Chinese militia vessels spotted at Sabina Shoal in South China Sea
Maritime News

Philippine Coast Guard Tells Vessels To Ignore The Chinese Militia

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines has rejected an annual summer fishing ban imposed by China in the disputed South China Sea and encouraged its boats to keep fishing...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 3810

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month near a South China Sea shoal, with Manila’s top...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6113

Defense

GET THE **** OUT – Philippines Foreign Minister Issues Expletive-Laced Tweet Over South China Sea Dispute

MANILA, May 3 (Reuters) – The Philippine foreign minister on Monday demanded in an expletive-laced message on Twitter that China’s vessels get out of disputed waters, marking the latest exchange...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 4165

China-Shandong_aircraft_carrier_of_People's_Liberation_Army_Navy
Navy

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5740

Sunday, May 2, 2021
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth_Maiden_Voyage
Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111739

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on Wednesday, rejecting Beijing’s opposition to its...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4119

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Offshore

China Drills for Core Samples in Dispute South China Sea

BEIJING, April 8 (Reuters) – China has drilled deep in the South China Sea to retrieve sediment core from the seabed, state media reported on Thursday, amid tensions over disputed...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1899

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Defense

China Targets Taiwan With Carrier Battlegroup Drills

SHANGHAI, April 6 (Reuters) – A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday in a further escalation of tensions near...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 3435

Monday, April 5, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Defense

China Tests Biden Administration in South China Sea

By Andreo Calonzo and Philip J. Heijmans (Bloomberg) — Based on the official view from Beijing, the Philippines has no reason to worry about Chinese fishing boats sitting along a disputed...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 2964