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Over 60 maritime security professionals from more than 30 States are attending the ACSS* event, which is designed to emphasize whole-of-Africa solutions to the maritime security challenges faced in the Gulf of Guinea, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, and the Horn of Africa. IMO's Henrik Madsen ...
No sign of the Boeing 777 jet was found in a vast search of the southern Indian Ocean and the Australian-led hunt, the largest in aviation history, was ... Only three confirmed fragments of MH370 have been found, all of them on western Indian Ocean shores, including a two-metre wing part known as a ...

The Maldives is geostrategically important as it offers power projection advantages in the middle of the Indian Ocean and along the route between the Gulf of Aden and Strait of Malacca. Thus, Vietnam's participation in Milan came amid rising China-India tensions in the maritime sphere. The idea that ...
India and France recently signed a strategic pact opening up their naval bases to each other's warships across the Indian Ocean. This comes two years after a ... Offering easy access to the Gulf of Aden and to key oil supply and trade routes, the port nation is strategically valuable. China's relationship with ...
At it strongest, the storm attained maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour as it swirled off the northwestern coast of Australia on Wednesday. As I'm writing this on Thursday (Friday morning in Australia), Marcus has settled down to 120 mph, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.
Beijing is concerned that, unless it can secure its own sea lanes of communication to the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf via the Malacca Strait, it could be vulnerable to a U.S. and India-led blockade during a conflict. Yet it is unlikely that the United States and India would do this given that any attempt to ...

Somali Pirates Return as Illegal, Unregulated, and Unreported Fishing Continues in the Gulf of Aden ... against the entire shipping industry in the Western Indian Ocean,” said Sarah Glaser, lead author of Securing Somali Fisheries, a comprehensive overview of the industry published by One Earth Future.
And its move into the vast Indian Ocean — stretching from the Suez Canal to the Malacca Strait — has heightened that concern. ... in the Sunda Strait in the eastern Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf, while boosting its maritime surveillance capability around the Andaman and Nicobar islands off Myanmar, ...
“The INS Kolkata and the INS Gomati have formidable capabilities and the time that they spend with the friendly naval forces of the UAE will establish a strong platform for us to advance our shared maritime security objectives in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean,” he said. The current visit is a part of the ...
It seems that we are in the middle of a base race across the Indian Ocean. The latest move, reported on Tuesday, involves an agreement to give India access to naval facilities in Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz. This may be the first step towards a greater Indian naval presence in the Persian Gulf.
NEW DELHI: The first phase of the Chabahar port in south-east Iran, which India is developing, was inaugurated in December last year. The port opened a new strategic transit route between India, Iran and Afghanistan that bypassed Pakistan. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to India, which began ...
India has to put in place a strong and sustainable anti-access strategy in the Maldives to meet China's power trajectory into the Indian Ocean Region. ... Mauritius and Seychelles, INS Trishul is deployed for anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden, a Kora-class corvette is prowling around the Andaman Sea.
It seems that we are in the middle of a base race across the Indian Ocean. The latest move, reported on Tuesday, involves an agreement to give India access to naval facilities in Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz. This may be the first step towards a greater Indian naval presence in the Persian Gulf.
It seems that we are in the middle of a base race across the Indian Ocean. The latest move, reported on Tuesday, involves an agreement to give India access to naval facilities in Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz. This may be the first step towards a greater Indian naval presence in the Persian Gulf.
India and Oman have had strong ties throughout history. A look at the map will show you why. Unlike other Gulf countries, Oman is our neighbour across the Arabian Sea and opens out into the Gulf of Oman, which faces Pakistan and the Indian Ocean. It faces Chabahar in Iran and Gwadar, the Chinese-run ...
The port sits on the northwestern edge of the Indian Ocean and also provides easy access onward into the Red Sea through the Gulf of Aden. Per initial reports, the contours of the Indo-Omani agreement over Duqm are generous for New Delhi. The Indian Navy will be able to use the port for logistics and ...
Cutlass Express puts special emphasis on encouraging different agencies and different countries to work together, as envisaged in existing frameworks such as the Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCoC) – a regional agreement against maritime crime in eastern Africa, the West Indian Ocean and the Gulf of ...

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a 15-day state of emergency, his aide Azima Shukoor announced, deepening the political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation. The move gives sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain suspects, and comes amid a tense standoff ...
... on accommodation, according to the CEO of Emaar Hospitality Olivier Harnisch. Millennial (or Generation Y) travellers are particularly spending less on hotels and more on dining and entertainment, he told Arabian Business at the Gulf and Indian Ocean Hotel Investors' Summit (GIOHIS) in Abu Dhabi.
For years, asylum-seekers from the Middle East and South Asia have used Indonesia as a transit point to reach Australia, boarding rickety wooden boats run by human smugglers for the perilous voyage across the Indian Ocean. In 2013, however, the Australian government adopted strict new measures to ...
Nehme Imad Darwiche, founder of UAE-based hospitality group Jannah Hotels & Resorts, has been revealed as a keynote speaker for the two-day Gulf & Indian Ocean Hotel Investors' Summit 2018. The event is focused on hotel real estate investors and brings together hotel company chief executives and ...
On the last leg of his trip, PM Narendra Modi will visit Oman, a key country situated on the rim of the Indian Ocean region and a member of the Indian Ocean Rim ... New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting three countries in the West Asia and Gulf region including Palestine, the United Arab ...
The tug of war between China and India to dominate the Indian Ocean has given rise to maritime rivalry. When it comes to the South China Sea, it is in India's interest to have freedom of navigation, unfettered access to common waters and respect for international maritime law. India and the Singapore Navy ...
Fear and anxiety rippled across the Indian Ocean island nation. “People were afraid to come to hospital — they were afraid of catching the plague,” recalled Professor Mamy Randria, head of the infectious diseases service at a hospital in the capital Antananarivo. Randria found himself on the front line of an ...
... Walvis Bay (Namibia), in Djibouti, Yemen, Oman, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Seychelles, Madagascar and other parts of Indian Ocean. China denied all such reports. According to US media,. China is constructing its second overseas military base in Pakistan at Jiwani in the Gulf of Oman, for which a ...
Linking the Indian Ocean and Gulf with the Caspian Sea, the project would make the current routes shorter by almost half and reduce costs by about 30 ... While the end destination – Europe – is also common to both projects, from a Gulf perspective, the involvement of Oman and Iran in the initiatives is ...
Of course, billions of dirhams of investment depends on that and for a more in-depth discussion on the market and the challenges faced by hotel developers and investors, the upcoming Gulf and Indian Ocean Hotel Investor Summit will provide the perfect forum, with 90 senior executives locking horns to ...
Satellite images have shown that the biological activity extended to the Indian Ocean and adjacent countries. ... A team of specialists from MOCCAE has been collecting and analyzing water samples from various coastal areas of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman to identify the types of phytoplankton ...
Satellite images have shown that the biological activity extended to the Indian Ocean and adjacent countries. ... commonly known as algal bloom or red tide, in the areas alongside the economic zone overlooking the west coast of the Arabian Gulf and the eastern coast of the Gulf of Oman,” the ministry said ...
Satellite images show the algal bloom extending to the Indian Ocean and adjacent countries. Courtesy Ministry of ... The biological activity was detected in the areas alongside the economic zone overlooking the west coast of the Arabian Gulf and the eastern coast of the Gulf of Oman. In line with the ...
Linking the Indian Ocean and Gulf with the Caspian Sea, the project would make the current routes shorter by almost half and reduce costs by about 30 percent. Both initiatives are, no doubt, designed to energize Chinese and Indian domestic markets and improve both powers' international standing.
KALININGRAD, January 12. /TASS/. The Baltic Fleet's Admiral Vladimirsky oceanographic research ship that is going to the Indian Ocean on a UNESCO international expedition has passed through the Suez Canal, traversed the Red Sea and entered the Gulf of Aden, Baltic Fleet Spokesman Roman ...
“The Chinese naval flotilla patrolling in the Gulf of Aden and other warships escorting Chinese oil tankers in the Indian Ocean need a naval base for maintenance as well as logistical supplies because they can't buy much of what they need in Pakistan,” Zhou said. Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy, a research ...
... including artefacts from Mohenjodara and Harappa; other sections focus on great empires with State and Faith talking about how rulers used religions to strengthen their grip on their subjects and Indian Ocean Traders focuses on Courtly Culture as in the opulence of Mughal, Ottoman and Chinese courts.
The US-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this past week to look in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the plane, which disappeared on March 8, 2014, on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 227 passengers and 12 crew members. The governments of Malaysia, China ...
This was Warramunga's fourth drugs seizure since arriving in the Middle East region to support the international effort to stop illegal activity in the Indian Ocean and Gulf region. Her crew have bagged 11.5 tonnes of hashish and 69kg of heroin – worth nearly £350m on the streets of the UK. Commander ...
After leaving the Gulf of Oman two months ago, Luban, a satellite-tracked humpback whale, is currently visiting Kerala waters. Researchers have tracked the female marine mammal in ... after the tree-shaped pattern at the base of its tail fluke. It began heading east, across the Indian Ocean on December 12.
In recent years, China has stepped up naval expeditions to the Indian Ocean to fight the pirates in the Gulf of Aden. These expeditions included large naval ships accompanied by submarines. China is silent about the reasons to deploy submarines for anti-piracy operations. China is also seeking to ...
For India, geographically the area of concern, and so the area of focus, should remain the IOR, stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Strait of Malacca. While reiterating its commitment to upholding the established laws of the global commons, New Delhi should not go adrift in the larger Indo-Pacific. As more ...
SAINT-DENIS DE LA REUNION: The French coast guard has rescued a Polish sailor in the Indian Ocean who says he spent seven months with only his cat for company in a broken-down boat. Investigators are seeking to piece together the itinerary of the 54-year-old who says he took to the sea in his ...
Earlier, addressing the Indian diaspora at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Sunday, Modi reiterated that the ties between India and Oman remain robust. He addressed a gathering of over 18,000 to 20,000 Indians at the complex, an official from the Indian Embassy told Gulf News. There were over ...
"The two sides agreed to enhance cooperation to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean regions, vital for the security and prosperity of both countries." ... India is eyeing partnership with Oman as well as France for its strategic outreach in the western part of the Indian Ocean Region.
On the first count, India moved on Assumption Island in Seychelles and Agalega islands in Mauritius, both on the outer stretches of Africa, with an intent to monitor big shipping traffic moving across the Indian Ocean and also towards the Horn of Africa and to the Persian Gulf. In both these places, India will ...
The former was aimed at providing maritime security to counter piracy and armed robbery against ships by nine states in the Western Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and Red Sea areas. The latter, concluded by 25 countries in Western and Central Africa, seeks to eliminate armed robbery against ships and ...
In recent years, China has stepped up naval expeditions to the Indian Ocean to fight the pirates in Gulf of Aden. These expeditions included large naval ships accompanied by submarines. China is silent about the reasons to deploy submarines for anti-piracy operations. China is also seeking to establish ...
The $650 million agreement was the latest indication that East Africa was being drawn into the Gulf dispute and associated conflicts in the Middle East. Concern heightened as the Saudi and United Arab Emirates-led diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar appeared to have become the new normal.
It has taken more than 17 years since India, Iran and Russia signed the INSTC agreement in September 2000 to build a corridor to provide the shortest multi-modal transportation route linking the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea via Iran and Saint Petersburg. INSTC entered into force ...
Once Chabahar Port is completed, it will be easy to link it to the 7,200 km-long International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC), a multi-modal connectivity route initially set by Iran, Russia, and India in September 2000. The INSTC links the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea via Iran, ...
The deal has raised concerns at home and overseas, where countries such as India and the United States are known to be worried that China getting a foothold at the deep-sea port could give it a military naval advantage in the Indian Ocean. On Friday Sri Lanka's parliament approved wide-ranging tax ...
These included exercises Malabar 17 in the Indian Ocean, Intrepid Sentinel in the Gulf of Oman, and a landmark Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise in the Western Pacific. They also conducted air, surface, and anti-submarine warfare training. Tactical training included VBSS (Visit, Board, Search and ...


 

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