MSR InDepth

  • India’s Growing Maritime Power

    In the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars’ recent publication ‘India’s Contemporary Security Challenges‘, Arun Prakash, the Head of the National Maritime Foundation in New Delhi and a former Indian […]

  • Bravery at Sea

    IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea This annual award was established by the Organization to provide international recognition for those who, at the risk of losing their own life, […]

  • Call for Armed Guards

    Security companies believe that overt protection deters piracy. At an industry event jointly hosted by Gray Page and Protection Vessels International, delegates were told that the shipping industry needs to […]

  • Impact of Global Warming

    According to Mahlon Kennicutt II, a professor and researcher of oceanography at the Texas A&M University, changing global climate due to current and forecast warming could severely impact U.S. naval […]

  • Diplomats v Pirates

    The Philippines is the latest country to join intensified diplomatic efforts in the United Arab Emirates to support the international fight against maritime piracy. Upon the initiative of the Indian […]

  • Smart Defence

    NATO nations deepen cooperation on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance In the spirit of “smart defence”, nine Nations have launched at the end of February a five-year project that will significantly […]

  • Iron Fist

    The Indian government has authorised its Navy to take all necessary action  immediately to freeing Indian nationals held by pirates should an Indian merchant vessel be attacked. Sources in India […]

  • India Invests in Maritime Security

    India’s commitment to the long term development of its naval forces is reflected in the world’s largest democracy having reached another milestone: according to the Swedish think tank Stockholm International […]

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    Athens Negotiates Marines’ Release

    The three Dutch marines who were captured near Sirte on 27 February during a failed evacuation mission in Libya have been released and were flown to Athens last Friday following […]

  • New Report Focuses on Climate Challenges to Naval Forces

    WASHINGTON (NNS) — The National Research Council of the National Academies released the “National Security Implications of Climate Change for U.S. Naval Forces” report, March 10. The newly-released study was […]