China’s Shandong Carrier Strike Group Wraps Up 10-Day Philippine Sea Deployment

CNS Shandong launches aircraft in the Philippine Sea. JMSDF Photo

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Shandong Carrier Strike Group sailed back into the South China Sea on Thursday, ending a ten-day deployment to the Philippine Sea that began on July 9, Japan’s Joint Staff Office reported.

On Friday, the JSO issued a news release that reported on the Shandong CSG’s activities and location on Wednesday and Thursday. The JSO had earlier issued a release covering the CSG up to Monday, but Friday’s...

https://news.usni.org/2024/07/19/chinas-shandong-carrier-strike-group-wraps-up-10-day-philippine-sea-deployment

China Sends Record Number of Military Aircraft to Drill Near Taiwan, Japan Releases Report on Helicopter Accident

A People’s Liberation Army Navy bomber off the coast of Taiwan on July 10, 2024. Taiwan MND Photo

China surged 66 military aircraft near Taiwan over Wednesday and Thursday ­– the largest sortie for this year, according to the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense. Fifty-six aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait and of those 36 People’s Liberation Army Navy’s drilled with the Shandong Carrier Strike Group, according to MND.

The aircraft and seven Chinese warships were seen from 6...

https://news.usni.org/2024/07/11/china-sends-record-number-of-military-aircraft-to-drill-near-taiwan-japan-releases-report-on-helicopter-accident

COLUMN | Drip, drip, drip: Marinakis orders eight PSVs; DSOC jackup moves; Paratus and Northern Ocean raise capital [Offshore Accounts]

There was only one story in offshore this week, the news that Greek shipowner Evangelos Marinakis has doubled down on this bet on the platform supply vessel (PSV) market by making the single biggest order in the entire segment in the last decade. His Capital Offshore has placed an order for four firm diesel-electric, DP2, […]

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https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/column-drip-drip-drip-marinakis-orders-eight-psvs-dsoc-jackup-moves-paratus-and-northern-ocean-raise-capital-offshore-accounts/

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