Tag: Maritime Powers

  • Nigeria targets pirates

    By Wale Odunsi The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships and 60 gunboats for a special military exercise. The drill targets pirates, oil smugglers and other […]

  • Russia Navy Personnel Withdrawn

    According to the Interfax news agency, Russia is preparing to withdraw personnel from its naval maintenance and supply facility on Syria’s Mediterranean coast Russia to withdraw personnel from Syria base-Interfax Russia […]

  • Ensuring Stability

    The Commander of the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet has defended the American-led naval exercises in the Persian Gulf as a way to ensure stability and security in the region US admiral says Mideast […]

  • East China Sea Disputes

    The potential for bilateral discord was evident in 2010, when a Chinese trawler collided with two Japanese coastguard vessels near the Senkaku islands, an uninhabited archipelago in the East China […]

  • Naval Partners?

    Greece desperately needs a reliable long-term source of revenue. While western investors beat a retreat, state-owned Russian and Chinese companies have gone bargain-hunting. A 30- or 50-year deal that provides […]

  • Coordinating Escorts

    India, China and Japan recently agreed for better coordination among their naval ships deployed for escort of merchant vessels in the piracy-infested Gulf of Aden India, China and Japan join […]

  • China Indicts Trawlerman

    Captain Zhang Qixiong, a Chinese trawlerman whose ramming of two Japanese coastguard vessels sparked a diplomatic showdown between Tokyo and Beijing, has been indicted by a Japanese court. Japan indicts Chinese trawlerman […]