India to invite global investors to develop Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep

Gireesh Chandra Prasad | India is set to invite global investors for a wide-ranging social and infrastructure development programme in the strategically important islands of Andaman...

EU, China ink landmark oceans agreement

Jason Holland | A new oceans partnership agreement has been signed by the European Union and China that will see the two economies work together...

Is China turning Indian Ocean into Chinese Ocean?

Panos Mourdoukoutas | China wants to turn the vast Indian Ocean into the China Ocean—when it comes to investment and commerce, that is. To execute this...

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...

State of Gujarat and Indian maritime sector

Gujarat has emerged as the country’s premier maritime State on port traffic terms, accounting for 39.8 per cent of the total cargo handled. The...

India’s initiatives to boosts maritime economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress made on 'holistic development' of 26 islands to boost India's maritime economy even while preserving...

Chief of Navel Staff vows to preserve marine environment

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi Thursday expressed firm resolve to preserve marine environment and termed the oceans an essential part of...

Harnessing Pakistan’s maritime opportunities

Taj M Khattak | Pakistan’s EEZ and extended continental shelf constitutes over 35% of its land and it has a sea front of more than 1000...

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...

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...

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