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....

Judicial commission takes notice of unauthorised jetties at harbour

Jamal Khurshid | The judicial commission investigating the provision of drinking water, sanitation and healthy environment to the people of Sindh on Tuesday took notice of...

India hopes to open Iran’s Chabahar port by 2019

The Indian-backed Chabahar port complex in Iran is being developed as part of a new transportation corridor for land-locked Afghanistan that could potentially open...

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...

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...

Charting the uncharted waters

About 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water and ever since the man ventured into the sea, he wished to have 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 ensures safe navigation in North Arabian Sea

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Wednesday said that Pakistan was a responsible coastal state and its navy’s Hydrographic Department produces...

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...

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...

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China and Pakistan together for fortification of Maritime Security

Pakistan & China get together for cooperation in Maritime Security

Sadia Kazmi | Secure and protected sea lanes provide a state with the advantageous position where it can virtually have control over the world, as...

Maritime security: Pakistan’s perspective

Ever wondered waiting in a long queue to refuel your vehicle as how does this fuel come to your city and what would happen...

US Wavier to India on Iranian Oil

In an intriguing move in its global policy vis-a-vis Asia and Europe, the US has exempted India and seven other states from the sanctions...

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Indo-Pacific strategy more a geopolitical military alliance

Indo-Pacific strategy is more like a geopolitical military alliance

Long Xingchun | Since the second half of 2017, US President Donald Trump and other senior officials have frequently mentioned the "Indo-Pacific" concept, but not...