INDIAN OCEAN – Chinese maritime diplomacy, between “soft power” and “hard power”

https://fr.sputniknews.com/international/201708241032774942-diplomatie-chine-soft-power-puissance-navire-hopital-usa/ The Chinese naval hospital ship "Ark of Peace" began its sixth humanitarian and medical mission in South Asia, the Middle East and East Africa in early August, showing that China has included a maritime...

MADAGASCAR-The safety of maritime transport is still precarious on the eastern coast

http://www.newsmada.com/2017/08/09/atsinanana-du-danger-des-transports-maritimes/ Crafts are deliberately ignoring weather forecasts, putting the lives of others at risk. Carriers have defied the danger in the province of Toamasina by continuing their maritime activities in spite of the injunctions of...

MAURITIUS- Big waves expected!

https://www.lexpress.mu/article/313723/grosses-vagues-attendues According to the weather, the anticyclone that approached the island intensified. And not only will it be colder, but waves of the order of four meters will be on the program. So we discourage...

MAURITIUS- WEATHER: anticyclone approaches Mauritius, 90 km / h gusts and expected temperature falls

http://www.defimedia.info/meteo-un-anticyclone-sapproche-de-maurice-des-rafales-de-90-kmh-et-une-chute-de-la-temperature-attendues The temperature will fall further during the next few days according to the weather station of Vacoas. Because of this, an anticyclone is approaching our region by the Southwest. It will intensify and influence...

YEMEN/SOMALIA -Thousands more cholera cases reported in Yemen, Somalia

  http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2017/07/thousands-more-cholera-cases-reported-yemen-somalia In a pair of outbreak updates yesterday, Yemen confirmed another 35,000 cholera cases, while Somalia reported a slight slowdown, with only 1,121 cases reported in the past few weeks. The outbreaks are part of...

SOMALIA – United Nations delegation action to ensure safety at sea for Humanitarian Aid

https://humansea.hypotheses.org/853 The Security Council of the United Nations (UN), in the course of its resolutions, took note of the shortcomings of the law of the sea, as demonstrated by the example of Somalia. (…) The...

MAYOTTE- Winds up to 70km / h until Sunday: fishermen and boaters, watch out...

http://lejournaldemayotte.com/fil-info/des-vents-a-pres-de-70kmh-jusqua-dimanche-pecheurs-et-plaisanciers-attention-aux-sorties-en-mer/ Anyone planning to go out to sea in the next few days will have to be careful. Météo France announces a strengthening of the winds until Sunday. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning, the...

INDIAN OCEAN- The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the...

http://thediplomat.com/2017/06/the-indian-navy-sets-up-to-lead-on-humanitarian-assistance-in-the-indian-ocean/ In a recent article, Abhijit Singh explains how the Indian Navy has stepped up its humanitarian operations in the Indian Ocean since 2004. RMIFC Comment: The Indian Navy’s recognition of the strategic implications of HADR...

SOUTH AFRICA- Big sea swells expected – NSRI caution

http://www.nsri.org.za/2017/06/big-sea-swells-expected-nsri-caution/ Sea swells around the coast – predominantly along the West Coast but also the Cape Coast, Southern Cape Coast and Eastern Cape Coast – can expect big sea swells estimated to reach up to...

Bathing again authorized at Boucan-Canot

Good news for swimmers. Forbidden since yesterday 15h due to the strong swell, bathing is again authorized this Sunday in Boucan-Canot. Saturday's strong waves caused the lowering of the anti-shark net. After a routine...