Sunday, October 17, 2021

U.S. And Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait To The Anger Of Beijing

TAIPEI, Oct 17 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait late last week, the American military said on Sunday, at a time of heightened...

October 17, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Taiwan Doubles Down On Anti-Ship Weapons

By Yimou Lee (Reuters) – Taiwan’s extra military spending of T$240 billion ($8.6 billion) over the next five years will go mostly toward naval weapons, including missiles and warships, the...

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 1529

Friday, August 27, 2021
united states coast guard cutter

U.S. Coast Guard Patrols Taiwan Strait After Chinese Assault Drills

(Reuters) – A U.S. warship and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the latest in what Washington calls routine operations through the sensitive waterway that...

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 3776

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

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

Friday, February 5, 2021

China’s Latest Weapon Against Taiwan: The Sand Dredger

By Yimou Lee ON BOARD THE TAIWAN COAST GUARD SHIP PP-10062, East China Sea, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare...

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 18944

Friday, December 18, 2020

Booming Taiwan Begs Shippers Not To Jack Up Prices Amid Massive Box Shortage

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government has urged shipping companies not to unfairly push up their prices amid a global squeeze on shipping containers and a shortage of space on cargo ships,...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2171

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
American Flag US Harpoon anti-ship missile launch

Taiwan Is Loading Up On Boeing Anti-Ship Missiles

by Mike Stone (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon (anti-ship) Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan in a deal that has a...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 373

Thursday, August 1, 2019
People's Liberation Arm frigate

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwan Freighter, Coast Guard Says

By Adela Lin (Bloomberg) –A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast...

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 62

Monday, April 29, 2019
guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110)

U.S. Navy Warships Patrol Taiwan Strait

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) – The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 55

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
mooring line ops US Navy

U.S. Navy Weighs Passage Through Taiwan Strait

by Phil Stewart (Reuters) – The United States is considering sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials say, in a move that could provoke a sharp reaction from...

June 5, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Van Oord Wins Offshore Wind Contract in Taiwan

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord announced on Wednesday that it has been selected as the preferred contractor for a large 640 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Yunlin offshore...

May 30, 2018
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Monday, April 30, 2018
offshore wind turbines

Taiwan Emerging as Battleground to Expand Offshore Wind in Asia

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, April 30 (Reuters) – Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology...

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 15

Sunday, April 22, 2018
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

China Navy Drills In Pacific As Tensions Rise

by Adam Jourdan (Reuters) – Chinese naval forces have passed through waters south of Taiwan and carried out military exercises in the western Pacific, the latest in a series of...

April 22, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Taiwanese Coast Guard Ship

Taiwan Navy Ships Drop Anchor In Nicaragua To Salvage Diplomatic Ties

by Clare Jim (Reuters) A Taiwanese naval “Friendship Flotilla” of warships dropped anchor in Nicaragua on Monday just weeks after China urged Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic allies to ditch the self-ruled...

April 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Maritime News

Taiwan Offers to Lend Local Shipping Lines $1.9 Billion

TAIPEI, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government said on Wednesday it will offer to lend struggling local shippers NT$60 billion ($1.9 billion) at below-market interest rates, to help them cope...

November 16, 2016
Total Views: 6

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Taiwan Coast Guard patrol ships

Tensions Rise As Taiwan Coast Guard Launches New Ships

BY J.R. WU (Reuters)Taiwan’s coast guard on Saturday commissioned its biggest ships for duty in the form of two 3,000-ton patrol vessels, as the island boosts defenses amid concerns about...

June 6, 2015
Total Views: 5

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Video Shows RV Ocean Researcher V Aground Off Taiwan, Frantic Search and Rescue

New video shows the scene from Friday night’s search and rescue after the Taiwanese research vessel Ocean Researcher V struck a reef and sank near the Penghu Islands in the Taiwan Strait....

October 11, 2014
Total Views: 28

Friday, October 10, 2014

Two Dead After Taiwan’s Largest and Most Advanced Research Vessel Sinks

Update: Video Shows RV Ocean Researcher V Aground Off Taiwan, Search and Rescue Two people are reported dead and 43 have been rescued after the Taiwanese-flagged ocean research and survey vessel...

October 10, 2014
Total Views: 160

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Taiwan Imposes Sanctions On Philippines Over Killing of Fisherman

Taiwan imposed sanctions against the Philippines on Wednesday, rejecting as unacceptable a Philippine apology for the killing of a fisherman from Taiwan last week.

May 15, 2013
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
kaohsiung taiwan port

Chinese Port Operators Buy $135M Stake in Taiwanese Container Terminal

Chinese port operators agreed to buy a $135 million stake in a Taiwanese container terminal, the second-biggest mainland acquisition on the island, as closer cross-strait ties spur trade volumes. China...

December 19, 2012
Total Views: 21