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James Brooke: What Russia's Black Sea retreat means for Ukraine

The Berkshire Eagle 26 Sep 2023
In a sharp turnaround, foreign grain ships started last week to come and go from Odesa’s ports. Entering through Turkey’s Bosporus, ships hug the coasts of Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania, all NATO members ... Larger ships enter the Mediterranean ... During Russia’s 2014 occupation of Crimea, Russia seized 54 out of 67 ships of the Ukrainian Navy.

Soldiers at BRP Sierra Madre can now 'stay connected'

The Manila Times 26 Sep 2023
FILE - A dilapidated Philippine Navy ship LT 57 (Sierra Madre) with Philippine troops deployed on board is anchored off Second Thomas Shoal, locally known as Ayungin Shoal, on March 30, 2014, in the South China Sea ... Presently, the regimen of troops stationed in the rusty grounded ship in Ayungin Shoal are solely dependent on diesel fuel for energy.

Ukraine sea drones outsmarting Russia’s superior navy

Asiatimes 26 Sep 2023
Russia, on the other hand, had its full Black Sea Fleet at its disposal, including ships captured and reflagged from the Ukrainian Navy when Russia invaded and annexed Crimea ... Former US Navy Admiral James George Stavridis remarked after the attacks, “We’re at a juncture in military evolution akin to the game-changers like Agincourt or Pearl Harbor.
photo: AP / Bullit Marquez
Philippine officials condemned a floating barrier laid by Chinese coast guard vessels to prevent Filipino fishermen from entering a disputed lagoon in the South China Sea and said they would take actions to remove the obstruction, on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023

Philippine coast guard removes barrier placed by China in disputed shoal

Asahi News 26 Sep 2023
It did not provide other details like if the entire barrier was removed and when, and how Chinese coast guard ships, which have closely guarded the shoal for years, reacted ... Navy ships and fighter jets have carried out patrols for decades to challenge China’s expansive claims and promote freedom of navigation and overflight.

Ukraine says Russian Black Sea Fleet commander among 34 officers killed

Al Jazeera 26 Sep 2023
Ukraine’s claim to have killed one of Russia’s most senior navy officers came as Russian authorities said on Monday that air defence systems had repelled another Ukrainian missile attack on Sevastopol in the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula.Keep reading ... list 2 of 4Ukraine strikes Russian ships, state-of-the-art aerial defences in Crimea.

"Not given permission to Chinese vessel...": Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry

Beijing News 26 Sep 2023
economic assistance, human rights, and our shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific."Sabry told Nuland that Sri Lanka had worked out the Standard Operating Procedure (SPO) to be followed by foreign ships and aircraft in carrying out any activity in Sri Lankan territory, according to Daily Mirror report.

The UN has to get serious about illegal fishing. Our seafood supply is in jeopardy

Times Telegram 26 Sep 2023
Outside the UN, the passionate try to be heard. The U.N. General Assembly is a place where people raised unfree come to speak out because they can. Areas outside the United Nations complex were filled this week with people who said they were there protesting injustice ... Coast Guard and Navy can help, Washington’s ships cannot be everywhere all at once.

USS Ronald Reagan lingers longer during patrol’s midpoint break in Japan

Stars and Stripes 25 Sep 2023
The Navy notified Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the Ronald Reagan would leave the U.S ... The Navy rarely discusses ship movements publicly but routinely notifies the Japanese government when a nuclear-powered vessel such as the Ronald Reagan arrives or departs Yokosuka city on Tokyo Bay, the city spokesman told Stars and Stripes.

New Zealand yacht crewmember rescued by cruise ship off Fiji

NewstalkZB 25 Sep 2023
The small yacht was first intercepted by P&O cruise ship the Pacific Explorer at 1am this morning ... Due to rough weather, the cruise ship was unable to launch small tenders, the Pacific Explorer ship remaining at a safe distance and waiting for the Fijian navy to conduct a recovery operation for the sailing ship.

PNS Babur commissioning ceremony held in Turkiye

Dawn 25 Sep 2023
The commissioning ceremony of the first Pakistan Navy MILGEM class corvette PNS Babur was held at the Istanbul Naval Shipyard in Turkiye on Sunday ... They are the most technologically advanced and state-of-the-art surface platforms being constructed for the Pakistan Navy.

One dead as cruise ship comes to aid of NZ yacht in distress

NewstalkZB 25 Sep 2023
The small yacht was first intercepted by P&O cruise ship the Pacific Explorer at 1am this morning ... Due to rough weather, the cruise ship was unable to launch small tenders, the Pacific Explorer ship remaining at a safe distance and waiting for the Fijian navy to conduct a recovery operation for the sailing ship.

War has arrived in Crimea

Economist 25 Sep 2023
\nOn September 13th a strike on the Sevmorzavod dry dock in Sevastopol took out an amphibious landing ship and one of just six kilo-class submarines capable of launching cruise missiles near the Ukrainian shore ... Here, Ukraine is trying to deny Russia a monopoly of the sea and to regain control of vital shipping routes.

'Drug-smugglers' chased by Irish Navy in fishing trawler carrying up to '£120MILLION worth of cocaine' ...

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2023
The helicopter, known as the Rescue 117, approached the scene of the vessel but were reportedly told to hold back as the boat was being tracked by the Irish Navy’s LÉ William Butler Yeats, the Irish Independent said. The Navy ship was reportedly carrying members of the Garda National Drugs Squad on board.

How Chinese ships are walling off the South China Sea

Indian Express 25 Sep 2023
In 1997, the Philippines, outmanned and underfunded, beached a World War II era navy ship on the shoal, creating a makeshift base from which its soldiers could defend Philippine waters. With the marooned navy ship in the distance, we watched as the same Philippine coast guard ...

One dead, two seriously injured after NZ yacht accident off Fiji coast

RNZ 25 Sep 2023
An Australian cruise ship, the Pacific Explorer, diverted its route to help the yacht. But a Maritime NZ said the cruise ship was too big and could only pick up one of the survivors for medical treatment ... The other survivor was picked up later in the day by a Fijian Navy vessel, the Savenaca.

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A view of delegates inside the General Assembly Hall as Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America, addresses the Assembly during the first day of the seventy-eighth session of the General Assembly Debate on theme “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all.”
UN / Paulo Filgueiras
FILE - In this handout photo released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service released on Saturday, May 28, 2022, a Ka-52 helicopter gunship takes off for a mission at an undisclosed location in Ukraine. Russian helicopter gunships have used a new anti-tank missile called Vikhr (Whirlwind) that has an extended range, allowing pilots to strike Ukrainian armor while staying out of reach of air defenses.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File
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AP / Michel Euler
FILE - In this file photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Dec. 9, 2020, a rocket launches from missile system as part of a ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile test launched from the Plesetsk facility in northwestern Russia. The United States and Russia have stopped sharing biannual nuclear weapons data under the faltering New START arms control treaty.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File