Visit to Djibouti “Contributes to Regional Stability”

PROPAGANDA Foreign media on Tuesday claimed that a Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy ship recently docked at the PLA Support Base in Djibouti “for the first time,” in an obvious attempt to hype the “China threat” theory. But analysts said that such a docking would be normal so the PLA vessels that carry out escort missions in the Gulf…

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HMS Queen Elizabeth Completes Visit to Liverpool

The Royal Navy’s flagship has departed Liverpool after a visit that forged closer ties between the Senior Service and the city. HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Liverpool across five days during which the ship’s sailors engaged with the local community, including a rugby match against Birkenhead side Old Parkonians, and culture stops at museums and the city’s historic…

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HMS Richmond Patrols Baltic Sea With Allies

HMS Richmond has carried out patrols and escorted British supply ships alongside allies in the Baltic Sea. The Type 23 frigate has spent the past few weeks in the region working with navies and personnel from NATO as well as those from the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). Her time in the Baltic gave Richmond’s ship’s company the chance to conduct…

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Blue Safe Corridors: Human Rights at Sea

While many seafarers who found themselves in Ukrainian territorial waters and ports managed to be evacuated shortly after Russia launched a ‘special operation’ in Ukraine on the 24th February 2022, others remain stranded on board their ships, unable to leave as widely confirmed by the recent Human Rights at Sea mission to Odesa, as well as by the International Chamber…

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KRI Teluk Palu Arrives in Jakarta

KRI Teluk Palu-523, which was inaugurated some time ago by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Yudo Margono, as the defense system for the Indonesian Navy, which had just arrived at Mako Kolinlamil Pier, Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, Monday (28/3). The Republic of Indonesia warships with the type of tank transport (AT) 6 produced by the nation’s children at the…

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UK and Fiji Seal New Deal on Maritime Security

Fiji’s commitment towards securing and policing its maritime borders is recognized through the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Fijian Government. The MOU was officially signed by the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Office of the Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Yogesh…

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3rd Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Final Planning Conference

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet hosted the final planning conference (FPC) for Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2022 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 21-24. Approximately 1,000 personnel from 27 nations scheduled to participate in RIMPAC 2022 attended the FPC to conduct a review of the overall exercise plan and prepare to execute the world’s premier maritime exercise. Strong international…

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China Claims Their Zubr Class Are Largest Hovercraft

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Marine Corps recently conducted a series of round-the-clock joint amphibious landing drills with Navy surface vessels and the world’s largest hovercraft, enhancing and displaying the PLA Navy’s amphibious landing capabilities, analysts said on Sunday. A brigade affiliated with the Marine Corps collaborated with the Navy’s surface vessels in recent training courses and drills…

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