Saturday, November 26, 2022
vinfast electric car ship

Vinfast RoRo Departs Vietnam With eSUVs To Compete With Tesla

By Nguyen Kieu Giang (Bloomberg) VinFast, an electric carmaker backed by Vietnam’s richest man, is shipping its first SUVs to the US, a milestone for parent

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 2311

Sunday, November 20, 2022
Mekong River Ferry

US To Invest In Mekong River Transport & Clean Energy Projects

By Poppy McPherson (Reuters) – U.S Vice President Kamala Harris announced $20 million in new funding for clean energy projects in the Mekong region,

November 20, 2022
Total Views: 1532

Saturday, March 12, 2022
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea

Vietnam Blocks Sony’s Movie “Uncharted” Over Disputed South China Sea Map

HANOI, March 12 (Reuters) – Vietnam has banned Sony’s action movie “Uncharted” from domestic distribution over a scene

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 2729

Saturday, March 5, 2022
PLA Chinese Navy sailors

China Warns Shipping Of South China Sea Naval Drills

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China is carrying out more than a week of military drills in the South China Sea in an area between its southern province of Hainan

March 5, 2022
Total Views: 2552

Monday, November 22, 2021

The Strange Story Of A $5B Port Hoard

By Mark Burton and Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen (Bloomberg) On an industrial port about an hour’s drive toward the South China Sea coast from Ho Chi Minh City sit

November 22, 2021
Total Views: 17335

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Coffee Splashing

Dire Shortage Of Containers Amid Other Setbacks Are Impacting Coffee Supplies

By Mai Ngoc Chau (Bloomberg)–World coffee supplies are suffering a fresh setback from stringent travel curbs imposed in second-biggest grower

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 1339

Sunday, July 25, 2021
River Patrol
Maritime Security

Chinese Hackers Stole Hydroacoustic Data From Vietnam

Hackers hid and transmitted “trade secrets and proprietary hydroacoustic data” within digital images of a koala bear. By Prak Chan Thul (Reuters)

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 2334

Friday, December 18, 2020
Lifesaving Incidents

15 Sailors Missing From Bulker Off Vietnam

At least 15 sailors were missing on Thursday after the Panama-flagged cargo ship Xin Hong capsized in rough seas off Vietnam. The incident happened near the

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 939

Friday, August 2, 2019
Rosneft Vietnam employee

U.S. To Push Security Strategy Into SE Asian Waters

By Martin Petty (Reuters) – Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing’s sincerity

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Maritime News

The Tankship Triangle: Southeast Asia’s Illegal Oil Market

by Henning Gloystein (Reuters) – An alleged oil heist in Singapore that has already led to 20 arrests, the seizure of at least one tanker and

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ammunition Load On Aircraft Carrier

Held Hostage By A Cargo Of Bombs

Most military historians agree about the critical importance and sacrifice of the Merchant Marine of the Allied nations in winning World War Two but very few

August 29, 2017
Total Views: 126

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Military Sealift Ship Against Orange Sunset

Agent Orange Veterans Hunt Through Ship Logs In Fight With U.S. Navy

by Mike Hixenbaugh (The Virginian-Pilot), Charles Ornstein and Terry Parris (ProPublica)  During the Vietnam War, hundreds of U.S. Navy ships

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 166

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

US Turns Down Navy Veterans Seeking Agent Orange Benefits

by Charles Ornstein and Terry Parris Jr. (Propublica) The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has once again turned down an effort by Navy veterans to get

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 184

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Pentagon Pledges $18 million To Hanoi For Metal Shark Patrol Boats

(Reuters) May 31 U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter pledged $18 million on Sunday to help Vietnam buy U.S. patrol boats, shortly after touring a Vietnamese

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Maritime News

Vietnam Says Chinese Vessels Attacked Fishermen Near Paracels

Vietnam demanded compensation after Chinese boats allegedly rammed and robbed its fishing boats and beat some members of their crews, fanning tensions already

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 1, 2014
prime Minister Nguyen Tan japan Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida

In the Face of China, Japan Makes Bold Gift to Vietnam

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida made an unprecedented announcement during his visit to Vietnam – one that may serve to heighten tensions in the

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 5, 2014

WATCH: Chinese Ship Runs Over and Sinks Vietnamese Fishing Boat

On 26 May 2014, a steel-hulled Chinese fishing vessel chased down and ran over Vietnamese fishing boat DNa 90152 approximately 150 nautical miles off the

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 109

Monday, May 26, 2014

Chinese Vessel Attacks and Sinks Vietnamese Fishing Boat – Report

A Chinese vessel attacked and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat, the Vietnam government said, raising tensions over a territorial dispute that saw clashes between

May 26, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Engineering News

Vietnam Shipbuilding to Fire 14,000 Employees in Massive Overhaul

Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) — Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group, the state company whose near-bankruptcy contributed to credit downgrades and banking system

September 18, 2013
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
song thu shiplift Syncrolift rolls-royce

New 4,500 Tonne Rolls-Royce Syncrolift Installed in Vietnam

Rolls-Royce announced today that the largest capacity Syncrolift® shiplift to be built in Vietnam is now officially open for service. The Syncrolift has been

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 162