Report to Congress on U.S.-Baltic Relations

The following is the Sept. 29, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania: Background and U.S.-Baltic Relations.

From the report

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, often referred to as the Baltic states, are democracies and close U.S. allies. Strong U.S. relations with these three states are rooted in history. The United States never recognized the Soviet Union’s forcible incorporation of the Baltic states in 1940, and U.S. officials applauded the restoration of...

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New assets to boost UK seabed warfare capabilities

The UK’s Ministry of Defence recently announced that the Royal Navy (RN) is to acquire two Multi-Role Offshore Survey Ships (MROSS). These vessels will help protect the ..

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Construction begins on new FSRU terminal at Germany’s Lubmin Port

German energy company Deutsche ReGas has commenced construction on a new LNG import terminal at the Port of Lubmin on the country’s Baltic Sea coast. The future Deu ..

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Passenger Vessel News Roundup | September 16 – Korean and Russian catamaran ferries, cruise ship orders and upcoming delivery

New catamaran ferries have been handed over to operators in South Korea and Russia as a US cruise line’s newest ship is nearing delivery following the recent comple ..

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Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | September 15 – Brazil’s newest submarine, Jamaican customs patrol boat, Swedish unmanned interceptor and more

A new submarine enters service with the Brazilian Navy and Jamaica will soon begin operating a new boat for customs enforcement duties. Sweden is conducting trials of a n ..

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Passenger Vessel News Roundup | September 9 – Ferries for US, Sweden, France and Estonia

New ferries will soon begin operational sailings in the US East Coast and the Baltic Sea as construction begins on a hybrid vessel for a French operator. The Estonian gov ..

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