Friday, December 18, 2020
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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 province of Binh Thuan...

December 18, 2020
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Friday, August 2, 2019
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Navy

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 about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed U.S. push to...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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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 allegations that thieves siphoned thousands...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Blog

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 mention the role civilian...

August 29, 2017
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Navy

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 crossed into Vietnam’s rivers or sent crew members ashore, possibly exposing their...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Navy

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 compensation for possible exposure...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 18

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Navy

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 coast guard vessel that was...

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 10

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 inflamed by territorial disputes.

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, August 1, 2014
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Defense

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 region. While in Hanoi for talks...

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Interesting

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 coast of Vietnam, 17 nautical miles...

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 25

Monday, May 26, 2014
News

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 the countries’ coast guard ships earlier this month.

May 26, 2014
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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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 concerns, said it will fire 14,000 employees, or more than...

September 18, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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News

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 installed as a key element of...

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 23

Thursday, July 19, 2012
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News

India’s ONGC Will Continue to Explore Offshore Vietnam, Much to China’s Discontent

NEW DELHI–India’s state-run Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (500312.BY) will continue to explore for oil and gas offshore Vietnam in the South China Sea, ignoring objections from China. ONGC Videsh Ltd.,...

July 19, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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Maritime News

Korean Owned, Vietnamese Operated | Hyundai-Vinashin Shipyard Thrives in Vietnam

– by Matthew Flynn, DNV [dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have the best Korean technology and also the mentality of the Korean approach. We can do. We will do!” said Mr Lee Young Hoon,...

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 38

Monday, June 4, 2012
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Maritime News

Cam Ranh Bay – US Navy To Return To Vietnam?

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Sunday visited this deep-water port and former American military base to promote a closer military partnership with the Vietnamese as part the Pentagon’s plan...

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
News

INTERVIEW: Ezra Moving FPSO To Vietnam As Company Eyes Deep Water

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore-listed Ezra Holdings Ltd. (5DN.SG) is due to ship a large offshore floating oil production unit to Vietnam this week, while further over the horizon it hopes to...

June 29, 2011
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Maritime News

Think Tank Warns Of China War Threat At Sea

SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–China’s expanding military reach is fuelling the risk of war on Asia’s seas as governments in the region tussle over territorial waters rich with oil and gas reserves,...

June 28, 2011
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 15, 2008
Uncategorized

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday – We Have A Fire!

I don’t have many pictures of my father but I recently ran across one posted on the website of his fire company “Rescue 3“. Following Vietnam and the Physician Assistant...

September 15, 2008
Total Views: 17