Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Maritime News

China COSCO Shipping Planning Cruise Route in Disputed South China Sea

SHANGHAI, June 21 (Reuters) – State-owned China COSCO Shipping Corp plans to launch cruise trips in the South China Sea next month, with the first route

June 21, 2016
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

China Plans Manned Subsea ‘Space Station’ in South China Sea

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is speeding up efforts to design and build a manned deep-sea platform to help it hunt for minerals in the South

June 8, 2016
Total Views: 38

Monday, June 6, 2016
Maritime News

France Wants Coordinated EU Patrols in South China Sea

By David Roman (Bloomberg) — France will urge European Union nations to coordinate navy patrols to ensure a “regular and visible” presence in the

June 6, 2016
Total Views: 19

Monday, May 23, 2016
Maritime News

China to Base Advanced Search and Rescue Ship at Disputed South China Sea Island

BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) – A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state

May 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Maritime News

China Scrambles Fighter Jets as U.S. Navy Tests Freedom of Navigation Near Chinese-Claimed Reef

By Michael Martina, Greg Torode and Ben Blanchard BEIJING/HONG KONG, May 10 (Reuters) – China scrambled fighter jets on Tuesday as a U.S. navy ship

May 10, 2016
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Friday, April 29, 2016

China Denies U.S. Aircraft Carrier’s Hong Kong Port Visit

By David Brunnstrom and Greg Torode WASHINGTON/HONGKONG, April 29 (Reuters) – China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS

April 29, 2016
Total Views: 35

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Maritime News

China Steps Up Drills in South China Sea

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) – China’s South China Sea fleets have conducted training drills with upgraded methods that resemble actual combat

April 17, 2016
Total Views: 26

Monday, April 11, 2016
Maritime News

G7 Leaders Concerned By South China Sea Territorial Disputes

By Andy Sharp (Bloomberg) — Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven leading economies expressed concern over territorial disputes in Asian waters where

April 11, 2016
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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China Begins Operation of Lighthouse on Artificial Island in South China Sea

BEIJING, April 6 (Reuters) – China has begun operating a lighthouse on one of its artificial islands in the South China Sea near which a U.S. warship

April 6, 2016
Total Views: 46

Monday, March 28, 2016
Maritime News

Japan Opens Radar Station Close to Disputed Islands, Angering China

By Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly YONAGUNI, Japan, March 28 (Reuters) – Japan on Monday switched on a radar station in the East China Sea, giving it a

March 28, 2016
Total Views: 2

Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Maritime News

After Clash Chinese Flotilla Heads to Indonesia

by David Stanway (Reuters) Chinese ships left the port of Qingdao on Saturday to take part in naval exercises off the coast of Indonesia, China’s

March 26, 2016
Total Views: 31

Friday, March 25, 2016

Malaysia: 100 Chinese Boats in Malaysian Waters in South China Sea

KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 (Reuters) – About 100 Chinese fishing boats have been detected encroaching in Malaysia’s waters in the disputed South China

March 25, 2016
Total Views: 39

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Maritime News

China: South China Sea Among World’s Freest Shipping Lanes

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, March 8 (Reuters) – The South China Sea is one of the world’s freest and safest shipping lanes, Chinese Foreign Minister

March 8, 2016
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Maritime News

China Blocking Philippine Boats’ Access to Fishing Grounds in South China Sea, Officials Say

By David Tweed and Ditas Lopez (Bloomberg) — China has stationed ships near a submerged reef in the South China Sea, blocking access by Philippine boats

March 2, 2016
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Maritime News

China’s Island Radar Bigger Threat Than Missiles, CSIS Says

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China may be building a high-frequency radar installation in the disputed South China Sea, posing a bigger threat to the

February 23, 2016
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maritime News

China’s Missile Move Sparks Questions on South China Sea Plans

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China sparked new questions about its intentions in the South China Sea after it deployed surface-to- air missiles to a

February 17, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, February 15, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Concerned by China Using Non-Navy Boats in South China Sea

By Rosalind Mathieson (Bloomberg) — China’s increased reliance on non-naval ships to assert its claims in the South China Sea is complicating U.S.

February 15, 2016
Total Views: 66

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Sends Warship Near Disputed South China Sea Island

By Phil Stewart and Nathaniel Taplin WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI, Jan 30 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed

January 30, 2016
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Maritime News

China Denies Drilling in Disputed Waters

BEIJING, Jan 20 (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a $1-billion deepwater oil rig was not drilling in disputed territory

January 20, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Unfazed by South China Sea Tension

By Jonathan Saul and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen LONDON/SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – China’s growing military presence in the South China Sea has

January 14, 2016
Total Views: 4