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Myanmar Finds 200 Bangladeshis in Offshore Boat

Myanmar's navy found a boat carrying more than 200 Bangladeshis, the government said on Friday, after the military chief said some migrants landing in Malaysia

Malaysia Orders Migrant Rescues, Thailand Says No to Shelters

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday he had ordered the navy to conduct search and rescue missions for thousands of migrants adrift at sea as Thailand's

US: South China Sea Reclamations Stoke Instability

China's land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, U.

NASSCO Bags USS Mitscher Maintenance, Modification Contract

  General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics has been awarded a $36.4 million contract for maintenance, modernization, and repair of the USS Mitscher (DDG 57).

Indonesia Sinks Boats from China

 According to The China People's Daily, Indonesia has just sank a large Chinese vessel and 40 other foreign ships caught fishing in The South China Sea.    The

Iran to Allow UN Inspection of Yemen Aid Ship

Iran will allow the United Nations to inspect an aid shipment to Yemen, the ISNA agency quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian as saying on Wednesday.

Obama: Climate Change Poses Risk to National Security

Rising seas, thawing permafrost and longer wildfires caused by warmer global temperatures threaten U.S. military bases and will change the way the U.S. armed services defend the country,

Iran Ship to Red Sea Could spark Yemen Showdown

An Iranian cargo ship heading to Yemen is expected to cross into the Red Sea on Thursday, state news agency IRNA reported, amid fears of a showdown with Saudi-led

Norwegian Cruise Ship Ran Aground off Bermuda

 The Norwegian Dawn cruise ship with more than 3,700 people on board ran aground in Bermuda after the vessel temporarily lost power.   Small boats, divers and

Bridge Systems Ordered for Canadian Navy Newbuids

OSI Maritime Systems signs contract for the implementation phase of Integrated Navigation and Bridge Systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic Offshore Patrol

Iran Aid Vessel Not Escorted by Iran - Activists

A Yemen-bound Iranian aid ship is not being escorted by Iranian warships and is due to arrive in the port of Hodaida on Thursday, two foreign activists onboard the vessel told Reuters on Tuesday.

UN: Let Migrants Land in SE Asia

United Nations agencies urged Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand on Tuesday to step up sea rescue operations and let desperate migrants reach land. In a joint statement,

Kuwaiti Coast Guard Orders 29 Vessels

The Kuwaiti Coast Guard ordered 29 new 44-foot fast coastal interceptor-class (FCI) vessels from Tampa Yacht Manufacturing LLC.   For the new builds, the Kuwaiti

Singapore Demands Investigation into Shooting Incident

 Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has condemned Iranian forces for firing warning shots in the Gulf at a Singapore-flagged Alpine Eternity which it said was in international waters,

Indonesia to Bar Migrant Boats at Sea

Indonesia will prevent boats carrying migrants from entering its maritime territory to avert a flood of others following behind causing "social issues", the military chief said on Friday.

Iranian Ships Fire Shots at Singapore Tanker In The Persian Gulf

Iranian patrol boats opened fire on a Singapore-flagged oil tanker as it moved through the Strait of Hormuz in a confrontation, reports Reuters. The Alpine Eternity,

Face Off: China and US in South China Sea

 China has voiced “serious concern” over US plans for military air and sea patrols in the South China Sea.   There has been reports that US official reportedly

Trinidad and Tobago Orders 12 Coastal Patrol Craft

Following a four-year acquisition program, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has agreed to purchase 12 vessels for the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force from Damen Shipyards,

NavPlay Debuts App for American Boaters

  NavPlay, an innovative manufacturer of iPad apps for boaters, announced today its release of a new app designed specifically for American boaters – NavPlay US.

Refugees Arrive in Malaysia, Indonesia after Thai Crackdown

Malaysia detained more than a thousand Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees, including dozens of children, police said, a day after authorities rescued hundreds stranded

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