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PLA holds large drills amid military threats

People Daily 06 Aug 2021
... live-fire "aircraft carrier killer" anti-ship ballistic missiles exercises ... The notice did not give more details on the exercise, but a Taipei-based news agency reported that the PLA launched anti-ship ballistic missiles in the South China Sea in a similar exercise last year.

US Coast Guard Offloads a Record $1.4 Billion in Illegal Narcotics

The Maritime Executive 06 Aug 2021
The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean Sea, including contraband seized and recovered during a total of 27 interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by 10 American, Dutch and Canadian ships.

Katsos Shares the Story of His Relative George Catsos who Died at Pearl Harbor

The National Herald 05 Aug 2021
More than 900 went down with the ship and have remained entombed there ever since, including George Catsos whose remains have not been recovered, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ... Kelly McKeague said his agency had spoken to the Navy about exhuming the Arizona unknowns and moving them to the ship without identifying them first.

Japan Drops Plans to Procure US-Made Anti-Ship Missiles As Price Spirals Up - Reports

Urdu Point 05 Aug 2021
Japan has abandoned plans to purchase US-made anti-ship missiles for its F-15 fighter jets over skyrocketing prices, the Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday ... news agency reported on Thursday.

NCB busts drug smuggling to Oz via courier, arrests two

The Times of India 05 Aug 2021
NCB sleuths revealed that they zeroed in on the accused after a seizure of 2.5 kilos of amphetamine concealed in gym equipment to be shipped to Australia at a courier agency office in Bangalore on July 6, 2021 ... “The consignment was seized in Australia by the local agencies,” said an NCB official.

As cargo shipments boom, ship strikes imperil whales in California and worldwide

The Los Angeles Times 05 Aug 2021
Between 2016 and 2020, at least 1,001 beached or dead whales were identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as having “injuries consistent with ship strikes,” said Michael Milstein, a NOAA spokesman, describing an informal death-by-ship database the agency keeps.

Coast Guard looks to plug digital holes in maritime infrastructure under new cyber outlook

Federal News Radio 05 Aug 2021
Experts from DHS, SBA and GSA will explore how agencies are approaching fraud prevention in this free webinar ... The Coast Guard is the Sector Risk Management Agency responsible for ... agency that regulates shipping, to set global expectations for cybersecurity in the maritime arena.

Japan Drops Plans to Procure US-Made Anti-Ship Missiles As Price Spirals Up, Reports Say

Sputnik 05 Aug 2021
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Japan has abandoned plans to purchase US-made anti-ship missiles for its F-15 fighter jets over skyrocketing prices, the Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday ... .

Coast Guard seizes $1.4B in illegal cocaine, marijuana on way to US

New York Post 05 Aug 2021
More On. ... Captain Todd Vance of the coast guard cutter James said Thursday that his ship and his Canadian allies dealt a “significant blow” in the agency’s fight to stop illegal drugs ... Vice Admiral Steven Poulin, Atlantic Area Commander, called the seizure “historic” on Thursday, just a day after the agency’s 231st birthday ... .

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: New fundraiser for old project

Finger Lakes Times 05 Aug 2021
SENECA FALLS — For more than 20 years parishioners of St. Francis and St. Clare Parish (formerly known as St. Patrick’s and St ... COVID, shipping challenges, and new governmental regulations that are restricting humanitarian agencies have put a stop to those efforts, but the local Nicaragua project organizers still wanted to make a difference this year ... .

Troubled ship off UAE coast is ‘safe’ after boarders leave, UK Navy agency says amid ...

Russia Today 04 Aug 2021
A ship that was believed to have been hijacked in the Gulf of Oman is now safe, the Royal Navy’s vessel-tracking agency has said, after Iran was accused of being behind the incident ... Also on Iran blasts ‘suspicious’ reporting as UK Navy agency warns of potential ship ‘hijacking’ off UAE.

MV Asphalt Princess: Suspected hijackers leave ship off UAE

BBC News 04 Aug 2021
Men who boarded and seized a ship in the Gulf of Oman have left the vessel and all those remaining on board are safe, officials say. A UK maritime security agency said the potential hijacking of the Panama-flagged MV Asphalt Princess had ended but gave no further details ... One of the ships later began moving, the Associated Press news agency reports.

Zionist Mischief in Persian Gulf

Kayhan 04 Aug 2021
agency said the suspected hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Oman had ended and that the vessel was safe ... “In addition to helping the safe movement of commercial ships, the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have full intelligence about any suspicious movements and stand completely prepared,” he told Fars news agency.

Iran rejects reports claiming its navy seized ship off UAE coast

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2021
The reports came hours after a British maritime trade agency said a "potential hijack" was underway near Fujairah, with at least four ships broadcasting warnings that they had lost control of their steering under unknown circumstances ... A news agency affiliated with Iran's top ...

Oil tanker 'hijacked by Iranian forces' off the coast of UAE is now safe and ...

The Daily Mail 04 Aug 2021
An oil tanker thought to have been hijacked off the coast of the UAE is now safe after boarders left the vessel, the UK's maritime security agency has said ... The news came just hours after it was reported that nine armed men - thought to be in the employ of Tehran - had seized the ship and were diverting it to an Iranian port.

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