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Counter-Drug help from Canada?

The Canadians have been helping with Drug Interdiction Operations. They call it Operation Caribbe, but if I read between the lines correctly, their participation may be increasing. 267 more words


Explosive Expansion of China Coast Guard

Informationdissemination has a post on China’s shipbuilding program for cutters for their recently consolidated Coast Guard. The build rate is amazing.

…36 cutters of 1500 ton, 1000 ton and 600 ton class were built for various provincial flotilla of CMS.

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Coastal Patrol Boats Boost Naval Presence--NDIA

National Defense Magazine has published an article about the Navy’s Coastal Patrol Craft, primarily focusing on those based in Bahrain, but also discussing how those in the US might be used. 380 more words


Offshore project vessels make waves in China

A massive wind energy growth strategy is fuelling demand for high-tech vessels, IHS Maritime’s Dexter Yan reports

China’s ambitious offshore power goals are set to unleash a huge demand for special ships that are needed to install gigantic windmills at sea. 108 more words


Funding our ambassadors

IHS Maritime’s Richard Clayton looks at Singapore’s Maritime Cluster Fund

In an IHS Maritime Fairplay opinion column at the end of February, I suggested that rather than each IMO member state appointing its own maritime ambassador, we should all consider ourselves ambassadors. 211 more words