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  • 11 May 2015

    India is about to launch a plan aimed at monitoring shipping in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea. The plan, approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), envisages collecting of shipping information from 24 countries from African East Coast to Indian Ocean and South China Sea. China has not been included in the data-sharing agreement. […]

  • 13 January 2012

    RFA Fort Victoria, a supply ship to the Royal Navy, has foiled an attempt by pirates to attack cargo ships in the Indian Ocean. On Tuesday, Somali pirates who have been holding Greek-owned chemical tanker Liquid Velvet to ransom since last November, attempted to sail the ship into international waters in a bid to launch […]

  • 30 December 2011

      British experts in the first ever expedition to explore and take samples from the “Dragon Vent” in the south-west Indian Ocean have found a remarkable array of creatures, some of them new to science. Dr. Jon Copley, a marine biologist at the University of Southampton who guided the exploration of the Dragon Vent, stated […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The career of a suspected pirate action group in the Indian Ocean came to an end when Royal Marines boarded their mother ship and arrested 13 modern-day buccaneers. It took a team of commandos from support ship RFA Fort Victoria – home to a British counter-piracy task force – to finally bring a halt to […]

  • 4 February 2016

    The 184,320 dwt containership CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world’s biggest boxships, grounded on the Elbe river in Hamburg in the evening hours of February 3, according to the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration. The exact cause of the incident has not been confirmed, however, a possible malfunction in the navigational system or a […]

  • 9 February 2016

    Mega containership CSCL Indian Ocean which has been stranded in the river Elbe for days has finally been freed by German maritime authorities. Namely, the salvage operation was launched at 2am today by a fleet of 12 tugs of the Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME), which shortly after managed to tow the ship’s stern […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Indian Ocean rim group members  gathered in New Delhi on Friday, November 2, 2012, to make a development and safety plan for the Indian Ocen trade lane that sees half the world’s container traffic. According to India’s external affairs minister, Salman Khurshid, there is a great unused potential for trade and economy in this […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Robotic floats armed with revolutionary new sensors will be launched in the Indian Ocean, as part of a new India-Australia research partnership to find out what makes the world’s third largest ocean tick – and how both nations can benefit from it. The Indian Ocean contains vast fisheries and mineral resources that are of strategic […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Government of India, signed a 15-year contract with the International Seabed Authority (ISA), for exploration of Poly-Metallic Sulphides (PMS) in Indian Ocean. The contract was signed by Dr. M Rajeevan, secretary, MoES and Nii Allotey Odunton, secretary general, ISA. The ISA earlier approved an application submitted by the Ministry […]

  • 29 November 2018

    Oil and gas exploration company Tullow Oil has farmed into licenses located in the Indian Ocean offshore Comoros.  

  • 18 June 2015

    Panama-flagged bulk carrier Filia Grace has been reported to be adrift in the Indian Ocean following an engine failure. The ship’s crew is trying to repair the engine that broke down on June 15th. The drifting bulker, owned and managed by the Greek company Pitiousa Shipping, was spotted adrift by nearby vessels some 160 nautial […]

  • 7 March 2005

    Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz on Monday said Pakistan would not allow domination of the Indian Ocean. He said strong and credible defence is vital for our national security and peace in the region. The Prime Minister was speaking at Pakistan Navy’s facility (PNS Jauhar) here where he was given a detailed briefing over tri-services war […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Underestimating the security risk in the Indian Ocean could put ships in great danger once again, says maritime security company MAST Ltd. According to Gerry Northwood OBE, COO of MAST, the real security risk to shipping remains within the Indian Ocean, which is being ‘under-hyped’ by some commentators as recent reports and incidents seem to be pointing […]

  • 29 March 2016

    A large weapons cache was seized aboard a dhow in the Northern Indian Ocean by the French naval personnel, according to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). The illegal cargo was being shipped to Somalia when it was spotted by the navy’s helicopter during a routine maritime security and counter terrorism surveillance in the area. The personnel aboard […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    CSIRO will be deploying a fleet of floating bio-robots between Christmas Island and Madagascar next week to help gain an understanding of the physical and biological workings of the Indian Ocean. The BioArgos, being released by CSIRO, are equipped with tiny sensors that can measure biological indicators within the ocean including dissolved oxygen, nitrate, chlorophyll, organic […]

  • 28 December 2011

    A new anti-piracy project with a startup grant of $2 million from the European Union has been initiated by the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region countries. The MASE (Maritime Security) project has been under development since May 2010 and it was signed last week by regional economic blocs including Comesa, EAC, Igad […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics 2013 Exhibition and Conference will take place for the first time in Mozambique at the Rainbow Hotel, Beira hosted by Cornelder de Moςambique on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 February 2013. This event is honoured to be officiated by His Excellency Dr. Alberto Vaquina, Prime Minister of Mozambique. […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    A shift in US foreign policy based both on changes to the threat landscape and improving domestic energy security could lead to an increase in threats to shipping within eighteen months according to David Hunkin of Dryad Maritime Intelligence. With the US strategic focus now firmly fixed on the Asia Pacific region and Iran ‘coming […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics is the largest annual Container Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics Exhibition and Conference trade event serving the islands of the Indian Ocean – now in its 8th successful year. The 8th Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics 2014 Exhibition and Conference will take place at the luxurious 5 star Le Meridien […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    More than fifty guests and building contractors attended a ‘topping out’ ceremony for the new $44.5 mln (Au$ 60.6 mln) Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre at the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Crawley campus. Once completed, the new building will bring together over 330 researchers working across a broad range of subjects, extending from oceanography […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics is the largest annual Container Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics Exhibition and Conference trade event serving the islands of the Indian Ocean – now in its 8th successful year. The 8th Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics 2014 Exhibition and Conference will take place at the luxurious 5 star Le Meridien […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics is the largest annual Container Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics Exhibition and Conference trade event serving the islands of the Indian Ocean – now in its 8th successful year. The 8th Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics 2014 Exhibition and Conference will take place at the luxurious 5 star Le Meridien […]