Tag: malacca straits

  • Amphibious aircraft beefs up security

    The threat of pirate attacks and armed robbery along the Malacca Straits has seen a dramatic decline following the beefing up of security with the use of the Malaysian Maritime […]

  • ICS Welcomes Navigational Safety Progress

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the outcome of an important meeting between governments to advance navigational safety in the […]

  • Green Navigation

    New tidal models for the Malacca and Singapore Straits could save ships thousands of dollars in fuel costs, simulations have shown that depending on vessel type, speed and tidal phase, considerable transit […]

  • India Opens New Naval Base

    New Delhi, July 31 — India Tuesday opened a new naval base at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands southernmost fringe of Campbell Bay, giving it the ability to keep an […]

  • Shifting Scene

    There have been concerns voiced that the new, more “muscular approach” being taken by Indian Navy’s could drive pirates over to the Malacca Straits. Since Naval forces first arrived, pirates […]