OPINION | Overcoming the deliberate legal ambiguity adopted by China’s coast guard

A still image taken from footage released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines showing China Coast Guard personnel confronting a resupply mission to Scarborough Shoal

While laws should provide clarity and transparency, China’s recent orders regarding maritime jurisdiction appear to be deliberately based on ambiguity and uncertainty. This has become very evident in the past day after the latest clash with the Philippines in the South China Sea. In seeking to...

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Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | June 25 – New frigates, corvettes and a special operations support ship

The Hellenic Navy acquires a former research vessel for special operations support as Japan welcomes a stealth frigate into service and new corvettes for Russia and the Philippines are launched. Construction begins on Australia’s Hunter-class frigates. Finally, ordered have been placed for frigates for the German Navy and patrol boats for Australia’s Pacific Island neighbours. […]

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South Korean yard launches future Philippine Navy corvette

BRP Miguel Malvar launching ceremony ceremony, June 18, 2024

South Korean shipbuilder HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the Philippine Navy’s newest guided-missile corvette in a ceremony in Ulsan on Tuesday, June 18. The future BRP Miguel Malvar is the lead ship of a new class of two corvettes ordered by the Philippine Navy from HHI in late 2021....

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Tugs and Salvage Vessel News Roundup | June 18 – Harbour tugs for UK, Chinese and Greek owners plus naval support vessels for US and Philippines

Deliveries include a harbour tug for a Greek towage provider and two support tugs for the Philippine Navy. The US Navy formally names a new salvage ship. Construction starts in China on a vessel for a local owner. Finally, a UK harbour authority places a newbuilding order. Greece’s Seagate welcomes new tug to fleet Greek […]

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