Tag: sri lanka

  • India: Apps to Alert Fishermen

    Concerned over the rising attack on fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) Centre has developed a […]

  • Netherlands use Colombo to fight pirates

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has decided to use Colombo, Sri Lanka, as a hub to provide security to the international trade vessels against the pirates. Netherlands to use Colombo to […]

  • GPS gadgets to help Tamil fishermen

    Following attacks on fishermen, allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, GPS equipment is being fitted on boats to help them navigate the Sri Lanka, India border. GPS gadgets on boats […]

  • Customs Swamped

    Customs is struggling to crew patrol planes and boats as it battles record numbers of asylum seeker arrivals. A surge in boats from Sri Lanka intercepted off the Cocos Islands […]

  • Shipping Faces New Security Challenge

    Piracy off the coast of East Africa has fallen dramatically over the past year thanks in part to better naval surveillance and shipping companies going to sea with armed maritime […]

  • Floating Armoury Dispute

    The issue of weapons by a security firm operating a floating armoury in Fujairah (UAE) is at the centre of diplomatic row between Sri Lanka and Britain. Dispute with Britain over […]

  • Chinese Investment

    Work on the Chinese financed US$ 900 million project to develop a 575 acre port city in Colombo is scheduled to commence in October.  Colombo Port City project to commence work in October The […]

  • Future Trade

    Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK, believes that in the near future the Indian subcontinent could drive the world economy and at the heart of world trade Sri Lanka […]

  • Joint Naval Exercises

    As part of an effort to strengthen maritime security cooperation, the Maldivian and Indian Coast Guards along with the Sri Lankan Navy are holding a joint naval exercise off the coast of […]