Saudi team arrives in Pakistan, may sign four MoUs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to sign four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for oil and mineral sector investment and trade cooperation that...

Indian Navy in ‘Urgent Need’ of 12 Minesweeper Ships, Left With...

New Delhi: The India Navy, safeguarding sea lanes and ports spread across thousands of kilometers of coastlines in the eastern and western seaboards, has only...

Iran Boosts Marine Tourism to Attract More Foreign Travelers

As unilateral US sanctions against Iran snap back, pressuring the country's limited foreign currency reserves, the Islamic Republic is increasingly paying attention to marine...

Strengthening maritime cooperation and security in the Indian Ocean

Rahul Roy Chaudhury | Delivering the Keynote address at the Shangri-La dialogue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in Singapore on 1 June...

Iranian Maritime Policy and Ambitions vis a vis It’s Geo-political and...

Aneela Shahzad | Iran’s maritime policy is a mix of asymmetric warfare based on enhancing Anti Access/Access Denial (A2/AD) capabilities in the Persian Gulf and...

Iranian Maritime Policy – Matrix of opportunities, threats and challenges for...

Ousama Khurshid Khan | Iran under the leadership of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is expanding its regional influence in all sphere i.e. socially, culturally, militarily and...

Strait of Hormuz – Iran-US Relations

Zishan Munir | Introduction: Although fantastical statements given out by the likes of Donald Trump or corresponding retaliatory statements made by the leadership of Iran make...

Whose Indo-Pacific?

Aparna Pande & Satoru Nagao | American grand strategy has always aimed at suppressing security competitions and the rise of a rival hegemon. The not-so-peaceful...

Does US want free and open Indo-Pacific region?

Joan Chang | The U.S. government’s interest in a free and open Indo-Pacific region is “rooted in the fact that the United States is an...

Russia expands assets and naval horizons across Indo-Pacific

Emanuele Scimia | On July 29, at an event marking his country’s Navy Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that 26 new warships and vessels...

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Naval chief holds meeting with US officials

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to the United States to attend the 23rd...

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Pakistan Russia Joint Naval Drill in Arabian Sea

Pakistan and Russia have held naval drills in the North Arabian Sea to promote capacity of joint operations between the two navies… ships of...
Competition in the Indian Ocean: Challenges for hegemonic powers

Competition in the Indian Ocean: Challenges for great powers

Eleanor Albert | Introduction The Indian Ocean is the world’s third-largest body of water and has become a growing area of competition between China and India....
KCCI concerned over blackmailing by shipping lines, agents, terminal operators

KCCI concerned over blackmailing by shipping lines, agents, terminal operators

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) President Muffasar Atta Malik, while expressing deep concern over sheer blackmailing by shipping lines, their agents in connivance...