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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...

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...

China will hire Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing

Chen Aizhu and Florence Tan | Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co...

Indian maritime sector: A fair comparison – Interview with Dr. Malini...

Express News Service | You have introduced solar energy in the shipping industry. How practical is this move? Solarisation of the shipping industry is a long process....

Indian Maritime Sector—on the cusp of revolution

There are two geographical factors that put the Indian maritime sector at an advantageous position – the vast coastline of 7,500 km and the...

Opportunities in Indian Maritime Sector

India has a maritime heritage that dates back thousands of years and has heavily influenced the evolution of Indian society. However in independent India,...

Pakistan at ideal geo-strategic location to benefit from maritime economy: Navy...

On the invitation of President Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI), Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited KATI’s Head...

Saudi Arabia resumes oil exports through Red Sea Shipping Lane

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it has resumed all oil shipments through the strategic Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb....

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...

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Dubai Maritime City Authority to enhance knowledge sharing

Dubai Maritime City Authority to enhance knowledge sharing

Faizan Hashmi | The Dubai Maritime City Authority, DMCA, recently welcomed a high-level delegation from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, MBRF, headed by...

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...

US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

The brewing trade war between the global super powers, China and the United States, has led to a complete freeze of US seaborne exports...

MSF Monitor September,2018

Summary The Maritime Study Forum (MSF) Monitor endeavors to bring all aspects of maritime concern to our readers in a glimpse. The Monitor covers the...
Violent piracy in Southeast Asia – A feature of the past?

Violent piracy in Southeast Asia – A feature of the past?

Alison Burrell | ReCaap’s July 2018 Monthly Report recorded not only a year-on-year decline in piracy incidents for January to July compared to 2017, but...