Carrier Ronald Reagan Makes Rare South Korean Port Call, Russian Ships Active Near Japan

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) pulls into port in Busan, Republic of Korea, Sept. 23, 2022. US Navy Photo

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) docked into the Republic of Korea on Friday, the Navy announced,  the first port call to the country in nearly four years.

Reagan pulled in with cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) and destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52), arrived in Busan. /did Barry arrive in Busan or did Reagan, Barry and Chancellorsville pull in?/ Destroyer USS Benfold (DDG-65) pulled in at Chinhae to the...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Hai Xun 156 – Icebreaking buoy tender enters service with China Maritime Safety Administration

A new large buoy tender vessel has begun operational sailings with the China Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA). Built locally by China State Shipbuilding Corporation ..

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USS Higgins Joins Canadian Warship to Transit Taiwan Strait

USS Higgins conducted a Taiwan Strait transit on Sept. 20. US Navy Photo

USS Higgins (DDG-76) conducted a Taiwan Strait transit on Tuesday, the Navy announced.

Higgins performed the transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Vancouver (FFH-331), according to a Tuesday Navy news release.

The strait transit was done outside of any territorial waters, Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said during a Tuesday press briefing.

Higgins and Vancouver conducted a...

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Number Of VLCC Subjects Heading East Rise 46%

  • US crude exports to Europe rise to 2.05 million b/d for August
  • Europe number one US crude export destination taking 47% share in Q2

VLCC freight rates for hauling crude from the US Gulf Coast to China have hit a two-year high at lump sum $10 million, attributable to burgeoning oil demand, a tightened position list and changing trade flows that began with the Russia-Ukraine war, reports SP Global.

Russian-Ukraine War alters flows

Another factor leading to the increases in freight to Asia from the...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Lu Ji Yu Yang 60616 – China’s new self-propelled large fish farm

China’s Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding has completed construction on a new vessel that will operate primarily as an offshore fish farm. Named Lu Ji Yu Yang 60616 (“L ..

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