GoA & Indian Ocean

  • EUNAVFOR, JMSDF ops

    EU Says Held Anti-Piracy Naval Exercises With Japan In Gulf Of Aden Faizan Hashmi The European Union‘s diplomatic arm on Wednesday stated that the bloc’s naval forces had held anti-piracy […]

  • CTF 151 and Oman talks

    Press Release Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the […]

  • India, Bangladesh joint ops

    Bangladesh Navy and Indian Navy on Saturday started a three-day coordinated patrol and bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” in the Bay of Bengal aimed at curbing maritime crimes and smuggling. Two Bangladesh […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • US/UK joint mine ops

    ARABIAN GULF – UK Royal Navy and U.S. Navy forces participated in a mine countermeasures (MCM) interoperability exercise in the Arabian Gulf Sept. 9-17. U.S. Navy mine countermeasures ships (MCM) […]

  • IMSC update

    International Coalition Protects Vital Shipping Lanes Story by NAVCENT Public Affairs The International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) was created July 2019 as a way to deter unprofessional behavior in the […]

  • Iran fishing off Yemen

    More than 40 Iranian ships violated Yemen’s territorial water for conducting illegal fishing operations off the Socotra coast, the Yemeni fisheries minister said on Monday. “The illegal fishing by these […]

  • Arab League oil fears

    Sawsan Abu Hussein Arab ministers have warned of oil spill disasters in the Red Sea and called on international and regional bodies to maintain maritime security in the area. An […]

  • India foils navy plot

    India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested nine men who were allegedly preparing to carry out terrorist attacks on behalf of Al Qaeda – including an attack on Indian Navy […]

  • India joins Djibouti Code

    New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct as Observer, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said here on Wednesday. “India has joined the Djibouti […]