South China Sea Brief

Duan Dang
South China Sea, Southeast Asia, maritime security
Created 18 Sep 2021
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  • South China Sea Brief: November 02, 2021
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Life has not come to normal yet here in Ho Chi Minh City. My working routine has been poorly altered these days, and the South China Sea Brief stuttered again. Big apology! Key takeaways today: PLA's ...
  • South China Sea Brief: October 25, 2021
    25 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    In another development, a Chinese drilling rig of China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) is being towed to the Natuna Sea. 1. China's survey vessels After visiting Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Isla...
  • South China Sea Brief: October 22, 2021
    22 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    1. China's survey ships China's survey ship Haiyang Dizhi 10 left Indonesian waters on the morning of October 21, several days ahead of the ASEAN summit. It appears that it heads to the Spratly Island...
  • South China Sea Brief: October 18, 2021
    18 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Satellite images on October 15 showed that a Chinese destroyer appeared to follow the U.S. and Canadian warships as they entered the strait from the South China Sea. However, upon reaching the souther...
  • South China Sea Brief: October 09, 2021
    09 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Ship-tracking data showed the Chinese vessel made abnormal movements, and its speeds abruptly changed throughout the day. This suggests its operation was affected by the presence of the U.K Carrier St...
  • South China Sea Brief: October 05, 2021
    05 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Hello, Apologies for the intermittence of the newsletter last week! I had to move house with a tight deadline after the lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City was lifted on October 1. Everything is ok now, so i...
  • China's latest incursion in Malaysia's waters
    26 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Hello, It's Sunday here, so this is very brief on China's latest incursion in Malaysia's continental shelf and exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Ship tracking data show Chinese survey/research vessel Da ...
  • South China Sea Brief: September 24, 2021
    24 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    I. Briefing According to my source, a U.S. B-52H bomber from Guam flew over the South China Sea on September 24. 1. China's survey/research vessels The Chinese survey ship Da Yang Hao has left the Fie...
  • South China Sea Brief: September 22, 2021
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    I. Briefing 1. China's survey/research vessels The Chinese survey ship Haiyang Dizhi 10 continues to operate in Indonesia's EEZ and continental shelf. However, China Coast Guard 4303 has returned to H...
  • How did Indonesia respond to China's incursion into the Natuna Sea?
    19 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    I. Briefing: According to navigational warnings issued by Hainan Maritime Safety Agency, China will conduct several military exercises in the coming days. Satellite image showed that China's Shandong ...
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