According to a July 15 report from VOANews.com, Somali pirates abandoned an Indian after using it to attack a Liberian flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden. It was reported that the ship’s 14 crew members were unharmed.
The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Batumi, Georgia, Oct. 18 after completing a successful port visit.
While in Batumi,
China and Vietnam have agreed to "address and control" maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China
U.S. and Canadian military personnel and government civilian agencies are scheduled to participate in Exercise Frontier Sentinel 14 from Friday through Oct. 24.