Varyag Task Group Trains in East China Sea

October 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of Pacific Fleet warships as part of the Pacific Fleet’s flagship of the Nakhimov Order of the Varyag Guards missile cruiser, the Admiral Panteleyev large anti-submarine ship and the Pechenga medium-sized sea tanker, conducted an anti-terror group training in the East China Sea. The military personnel of a special unit that ensures the safety of a detachment of ships in foreign ports and during the passage of narrowness at the transition by sea worked out the task of defending ships in…

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Vigilant Surveillance Activity by French Vessels for Illegal Sea Activities

May 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – In response to illegal maritime activities, including the “settlement” of North Korean-flagged vessels banned by UN Security Council resolutions, France dispatched a naval frigate “Vandemiere” to monitor and alert in the waters around Japan including the East China Sea. The we. We have cooperated with the Maritime Self-Defense Force to share information, etc. from the perspective of enhancing the effectiveness of the UN Security Council resolution. As Japan, the international community unitedly decided on the UN Security Council resolution to achieve North Korea’s complete,…

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U.S. Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea

March 18, 2019 – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo March 3 following a deployment in the East China Sea where the crew assisted in United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) enforcement against illicit ship-to-ship transfers that violate North Korea sanctions. The Bertholf’s patrol is a part of the United States’ ongoing contribution to international efforts in combatting North Korea’s maritime sanctions evasion activity. Ship-to-ship transfers of fuel and goods, like coal, going to and from North Korea are prohibited under UNSCRs. As both a federal law…

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PLA Navy holds submarine rescue drill in East China Sea

September 3, 2018 – The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted a submarine rescue drill in the East China Sea on Saturday, with military experts on Monday calling it a worldwide challenge. The drill involved frigates, submarines, rescue vessels and anti-submarine aircraft from multiple PLA Navy forces, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday. “Submarine rescue work is a worldwide challenge with high risks,” Song Zhongping, a military expert and TV commentator, told the Global Times on Monday. The drill shows that China understands its importance, and is making efforts…

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Suspicion of illegal transshipment of offshore goods by North Korean vessels

Google Translation The P-3C (Kanoya) belonging to the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force 1st Aeronautics Unit in the early February 13th this year, the North Korean flagged tanker “Rye Song Gang No. 1” and the Belize flag shipping tanker “Wan Heng No. 11” , I confirmed that I am sticking at the offshore sea of ​​the East China Sea (offshore of 250 km east of Shanghai). 2. As a result of comprehensive judgment by the government, we came to realize that it is strongly suspected that both vessels were conducting a lawsuit…

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