Tag Archive: bay-of-bengal
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Bangladesh CG to be more active

Government seeks to reinforce security. PM asks coast guards to protect maritime areas Govt committed to turning 'Blue Economy' concept into reality Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina directed Thursday the members of the ...
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Indian East coast security boosted

Indian Coast Guard increasing vigilance. Vigil along eastern coast shored up, says IG R. SIVARAMAN Commander, Coast Guard Region (East) Inspector General Satya Prakash Sharma on Wednesday said vigil on the eastern coast ...
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Pirates kidnap 14 fishermen

Piracy still a major problem in the Bay of Bengal. Pirates kidnap 14 fishermen in Patuakhali Pirates kidnapped 14 fishermen from the Bay of Bengal under Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali on Tuesday. Local people ...
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Bangladesh cuts piracy by 70%

Chittagong no longer listed as high risk. Bangladesh cuts 70% piracy at Bay of Bengal with US support Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the ...
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Bangladesh no longer pirate prone

PM looks to build on blue economy.  'Bangladesh no longer in pirate prone countries' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said journey in the sea route is safe now as Bangladesh is no ...
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Piracy justifies Myanmar oil terminal

Regional security concerns highlight Chinese investment. Piracy surge justifies China’s investment in Myanmar oil terminal Written by Gordon Brown China’s strategic investment in an oil transhipment terminal on the Myanmar coast at Kyaukphyu and ...
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The Bay of Bengal: A New Locus

The Bay of Bengal’s security problems may soon dwarf those in other parts of Asia The Bay of Bengal: A New Locus for Strategic Competition in Asia David Brewster believes that the ...
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Solving Maritime Disputes

Eurasia Review have published a valid and topical analysis of how the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) assisted Bangladesh and Myanmar in peacefully resolving a dispute ...
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ITLOS verdict over Bay of Bengal

The landmark verdict at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg established legal territorial rights of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal. The court sustained Bangladesh's ...