Tag: Bay of Bengal

  • Sri Lanka to join US, Japan and others to discuss maritime security

    Sri Lanka will join the US, Japan and representatives from several other countries this week to discuss maritime security. Following up on several successful bilateral and multilateral conferences, its Trincomalee […]

  • Bangladesh, US launch joint naval exercise ‘CARAT Bangladesh 2020’

    The Bangladesh and US Navies launched the ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh-2020’ on Wednesday to expand relationships and broaden maritime awareness between the two countries. According to a press […]

  • CMF and EU NAVFOR host 47th SHADE Conference on maritime security

    The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) hosted the 47th SHADE Conference as a  virtual event, 3rd – 4th November 2020. The SHADE, or […]

  • How a growing naval mine threat upsets the Royal Navy

    By Ben Heubl The Royal Navy’s existing mine-hunting fleet is expected to go out of service in the next decade. The government wants to replace the vessels with new autonomous […]

  • International Counter Piracy Operation blows through the Gulf of Aden

    With the monsoon season – which makes sea conditions favourable for smaller shipping vessels – over, a large multinational counter piracy operation has been conducted by the Combined Maritime Forces […]

  • Malabar Exercise 2020: Joint Naval War Drills in Two Phases

    The first phase of the QUAD members mega naval exercise ‘MALABAR 20’ involving navies of India, US, Japan and Australia will kick off from 3 to 6 November in the […]

  • Indra 2018 wraps

    The exercise took place across two phases in the Bay of Bengal. Russia, India Conclude Indra Navy 2018 Naval Exercise By Ankit Panda On Sunday, the navies of India and Russia […]

  • Bangladesh marsec push

    Bangladesh pushes for greater marsec cooperation. Hasina urges neighbours to work together to ensure safe maritime routes Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the neighbouring countries to cooperate in ensuring […]

  • Bengal joint patrols

    Coordinated patrol marks further Bay of Bengal maritime security. Indian Navy ships in Myanmar for joint patrol Two Indian Navy ships are on a visit to Myanmar as part of […]

  • Bay of Bengal focus

    No news about the Bay for months, then suddenly, it’s everyone’s focus. Japan is back in the Bay of Bengal BY David Brewster The eastern Indian Ocean has become contested […]