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BEIJING • China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported yesterday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. Xinhua news agency said the vessels "took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training" with ...
BEIJING: China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported today, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. ... The presence of a naval convoy carrying out live fire drills in the East China Sea could anger Tokyo.

On Friday, the Japanese Coast Guard said that a Chinese vessel was conducting “unauthorized activities” in Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the East China Sea. The activity took place near the disputed Senkaku Islands, which Japan administers and both China and Taiwan claim as the Diaoyu ...
China is upgrading its People's Liberation Army Navy as it confronts Japan in the East China Sea over the the Senkaku Islands, controlled by Japan but also claimed by China which calls them the Diaoyu. China also continues to expand military capabilities in the South China Sea to put itself in the position ...
TOKYO • Japan yesterday activated its first marine unit since World War II, trained to counter invaders occupying Japanese islands along the edge of the East China Sea that Tokyo fears are vulnerable to attack by China. In a ceremony at a military base near Sasebo on the south-western island of Kyushu, ...
WATCH Japan Activates Amphibious Force to Defend East China Sea Islets - Reports ... force went into full operation on Saturday, with the mission to defend the country's remote southwest islands, as well as the disputed Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands in the East China Sea, the Kyodo news agency reported.

Three Chinese Coast Guard vessels temporarily entered Japan's territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Tuesday. The Japan Coast Guard says the 3 ships entered Japanese waters off Uotsuri Island shortly before 11:00 AM Japan time. They reportedly navigated through ...
Last weekend fishing activities ground to a halt from China's western-most province of Xinjiang to the East China Sea. The ban -- established to relieve pressure on fisheries and to coincide with fish spawning times -- will begin in South China Sea and other key areas on May 1. For the first time, fisherman ...
The USS Wasp and USS Bonhomme Richard expeditionary strike groups are in the East China Sea, the USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group is in Yokosuka, and the USS Carl Vinson CSG is in the mid-Pacific after finishing her own drills in the South China Sea. In addition, on Monday, the carrier USS ...
For example, the Chinese Coast Guard is now under Beijing's Military Commission and operating in the East China Sea with a naval frigate. The moves require a greater commitment from Tokyo's Coast Guard in response. This also distracts from Japan's ability to rein in illegal fishing in its exclusive ...
Japan's government has drafted new basic maritime policy guidelines with a focus on security in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, as well as the East China Sea situation. The guidelines for the next 5 years change the focus from maritime resource development to security, setting out ...
China is claiming almost the entire South China Sea as well as the Senkaku Island Group in East China Sea, as an integral part of its maritime and territorial domain. Meanwhile, several Filipino-owned fishing companies are shying away from Philippine Rise as the area is not a viable area for commercial ...
In the South China Sea, China is unlikely to openly declare an Air Defence Identification Zone as it did in the East China Sea. Rather it is expected to seek to enforce such a zone by gradually establishing concentric circles of air control after it has deployed sufficient military assets on the manmade islands ...
Observers note this may allow the coast guard to collaborate with the military to step up activities in the East China Sea. China's coast guard vessels have repeatedly entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Japan controls the Senkaku Islands. China and Taiwan ...
A Japan-Taiwan joint fishery committee has agreed to amend current regulations regarding fishing in waters around a cluster of Taiwan-claimed, Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea at least for this year's fishing season starting next month, according to Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. The ministry ...
A joint Japan-Taiwan committee on fisheries met for two days last week in Taipei to discuss fishing rights in disputed waters in the East China Sea, near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. According to Japan's Kyodo news agency, the meeting resulted in an agreement to “amend current regulations” concerning ...
TAIPEI – A Japan-Taiwan joint fishery committee has agreed to amend current regulations regarding fishing in waters around a cluster of Taiwan-claimed, Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea at least for this year's fishing season starting next month, according to Taiwan's Foreign Ministry.

The MSDF and the Vinson conducted joint drills last April in the western Pacific and in the East China Sea in March. Further west, in the South China Sea, Beijing has said it will not give an inch in the key waterway, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi saying Thursday that his country's “resolve to protect ...
China says it is committed to seizing a group of uninhabited flyspeck islands in the East China Sea from Japan, but is also aware that such action would trigger the U.S.-Japan security alliance. And despite President Donald Trump's "America first" policy and his withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific ...
... of Ishigaki island in Okinawa prefecture, that diplomatic tensions might one day escalate into war. At the centre of these concerns is the planned deployment of anti-missile units and Japanese Self-Defence Force (SDF) troops to the island to ward off an increasingly assertive China in the East China Sea.
Over a month after it collided with a shipping vessel in January, Sanchi is still lying 377 feet under the East China Sea, possibly still leaking bunker oil from its fuel tanks. The Chinese government was considering salvage of the remains of the sunken tanker last month, but said it was waiting both to consult ...
The Navy and Marine Corps today deployed the F-35B short-takeoff-and-landing variant for the first-ever shipboard deployment. A detachment of F-35s with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron-121 landed aboard the Wasp (LHD-1) marking the beginning of the deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary ...
"It takes too long time for ships to return to their base in (mainland) Kyushu for refuelling so more are stopping in Okinawa instead," said one of the sources, who asked not to be identified because they are not authorised to talk to the media. Operations in the East China Sea, where Japan and China are ...
The Japan Self-Defense Force already plans to station anti-ship missiles on the island of Miyako in Okinawa prefecture, as well as Amami-Oshima and Ishigaki islands. Anti-ship missile units might also deploy to Yonaguni Island, part of Okinawa prefecture in the East China Sea, where Japan installed a ...
Miyako and Ishigaki islands are also not far from the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, which are also claimed by China, where they are known as the Diaoyu. Chinese government ships have repeatedly entered Japanese waters around the islands, stirring tensions.
On January 6, the massive Iranian tanker Sanchi was sailing to South Korea when it crashed into a Chinese freighter in the East China Sea. The crew of the Chinese ship was rescued, but the damaged tanker ignited, killing all 32 people on board. The Sanchi was carrying almost 1 million barrels, or about ...
Japan is asking the United States and South Korea to help watch for ship-to-ship transfers of fuel and other goods in the East China Sea that violate U.N. sanctions against North Korea, government sources said. Japan is the only country watching over ship-to-ship transfers extensively involving North ...
Fishing continued at the site of a massive oil spill in the East China Sea for days after the incident, satellite images obtained by the BBC suggest. Most of the fishing vessels in the affected region were identified as Chinese. There have been major concerns over possible contamination in seafood and ...
The world's largest tanker spill in nearly 30 years may be causing a stealthy environmental catastrophe in the East China Sea. Unfortunately, the response to it has been hindered by uncertainties, as well as insufficient capabilities, and lack of leadership and coordination. Six weeks after the spill, its actual ...
Japan's military has witnessed a ship-to- ship transfer on the high seas that it “strongly suspects” violates U.N. sanctions on North Korea, in the third such incident reported by Japan in the past month. A maritime Self-Defense Force PC-3 surveillance plane and an escort ship saw a North Korean-flagged ...
Japan has lodged a formal protest with China over the entry of three Chinese coastguard ships into Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea. The protest came after the United States said it would expand its coastguard presence in the Western Pacific to strengthen security ties with smaller nations ...
While there is no shortage of difficult issues, including the territorial dispute in the East China Sea, the countries found some common ground during Monday's economic talks regarding the dangers of a trade war fueled by U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist instincts. Japanese Foreign Minister ...
Tokyo: Japan said on Friday that a Chinese vessel was carrying out a suspected maritime research in Tokyo's exclusive economic zone near the disputed islands in the East China Sea. A Japanese patrol boat confirmed that the Chinese research ship was sailing on Thursday and Friday by extending a ...
A detachment of F-35B Lightning II's with Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121) arrived aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) March 5, marking the first time the aircraft has deployed aboard a U.S. Navy ship and with a Marine Expeditionary Unit in the Indo-Pacific.
Fishing continued at the site of a massive oil spill in the East China Sea for days after the incident, satellite images obtained by the BBC suggest. Most of the fishing vessels in the affected region were identified as Chinese. There have been major concerns over possible contamination in seafood and marine life in and ...
Japan's military has witnessed a ship-to- ship transfer on the high seas that it “strongly suspects” violates U.N. sanctions on North Korea, in the third such incident reported by Japan in the past month. A maritime Self-Defense Force PC-3 surveillance plane and an escort ship saw a North Korean-flagged ...
Japan has lodged a formal protest with China over the entry of three Chinese coastguard ships into Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea. The protest came after the United States said it would expand its coastguard presence in the Western Pacific to strengthen security ties with smaller nations ...
The US Coast Guard (USCG) plans to deploy a national security cutter (NSC) to the Western Pacific in the coming year to help build better relations with smaller maritime nations, enhance security, and provide another tool to signal US commitment to the region. “In the East China Sea we're looking in 2019 ...
As reported by Cally Carswell in Nature, When the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided with a cargo ship, caught fire and sank in the East China Sea in mid-January, an entirely new kind of maritime disaster was born. Nearly two weeks later, basic questions remain unanswered about the size of the spill, ...
These latest predictions have been made possible following new information about the suspected arrival of some of the oil from the Sanchi oil tanker at Amami-Oshima, an island at the edge of the East China Sea. This arrival underscores the critical importance of international monitoring to understand the ...
Back on January 6th, an Iranian oil tanker called the Sanchi smashed into a Chinese cargo ship in the East China Sea. It caught on fire, burned for a week straight, and sank eight days later, killing all 32 crewmembers aboard and spilling its contents into the ocean. But the Sanchi wasn't carrying regular old ...
Japan's Foreign Minister and China's top government officials have agreed to promote exchanges between their leaders. But they remain divided over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Beijing on ...
China hopeful of improving ties with Japan amid territorial dispute over East China Sea islets ... and Japan, the world's second- and third-largest economies, have also been plagued by a long-running territorial dispute over a cluster of East China Sea islets and suspicion in China about efforts by Japanese ...
An oil tanker carrying nearly a million barrels of ultra-light crude oil burned for days in the East China Sea before sinking on Jan. 14, killing all 32 crew members. Now, the disaster threatens to become the worst oil spill in 35 years, according to a report Friday by Reuters — potentially devastating reefs and ...
When the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided with a cargo ship, caught fire and sank in the East China Sea in mid-January, an entirely new kind of maritime disaster was born. Nearly two weeks later, basic questions remain unanswered about the size of the spill, its chemical makeup and where it could end ...
6 in the contested East China Sea and caused an explosion that killed all 32 crew members. Some of the fuel burned off during the week the tanker stood flaming on the water's surface. Just how much made it into the ocean, though, is anybody's guess. So far, neither Japan nor China has taken charge of ...
Ocean current modeling suggests where oil from the Sanchi might go in the next three months, with the most likely path shown in red. Credit: Ekaterina Popova. More than 100,000 metric tons of oil carried by an Iranian tanker that sunk on Jan. 14 in the East China Sea could endanger nearby fisheries and ...
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss recent events in the East China Sea, including the first-ever incursion by a Chinese nuclear attack submarine into the contiguous zone of the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands and a recent oil spill. Click the arrow ...
The worst oil ship disaster in decades has so far produced two visible plumes covering almost 100 square kilometres on the surface of the East China Sea, but maritime disaster experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg and millions of fish are likely to have been contaminated by carcinogens.
Days after an Iranian tanker sank off the coast of China, succumbing to a deadly collision and several explosions, satellites are taking note of what the tanker left behind: several large oil slicks, stretching for miles in the East China Sea. The tanker Sanchi's entire crew — 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis ...


 

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