FEATURE | No smooth sailing for China’s aircraft carrier programme

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Ukrainian-built Liaoning, was commissioned into the PLA Navy in 2012, after the Chinese had carried...

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EDITORIAL | 2018: A bad year for ferry fatalities

After a couple of good years in 2016 and 2017, 2018 saw a significant increase in ferry fatalities worldwide. From...

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FEATURE | Chinese paramilitary fleet lurks off Philippine-claimed …

Pag Asa, sometimes referred to as Thitu, is the biggest of the Philippine-claimed islands in the South China Sea. It...

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Work Boat World

US Navy commissions littoral combat ship Tulsa

The littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Tulsa was commissioned in a ceremony in San Francisco...

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FEATURE | Spats in the straits between Malaysia and Singapore

While the South China Sea is a high-profile example of complex maritime and territorial disputes...

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Five missing after fishing boat catches fire near Falklands

The Philippine Embassy in London has confirmed that five crewmembers of a Taiwan-flagged fishing boat...

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