(News) REUNION- PPRL (Coastal Risk Prevention Plan) project: Located in the red zone, huts...

http://www.ipreunion.com/actualites-reunion/reportage/2018/06/01/submersion-marine-et-recul-du-traite-de-cote-saint-paul-feu-vert-pour-un-plan-de-protection-du-littoral,83050.html The results of the public inquiry concerning the draft Coastal Risk Prevention Plan (PPRL) "Shoreline retreat and marine submersion" in the town of Saint-Paul, have been published. The Hearing Commissioner issued a favorable opinion,...

Deep-sea fishing boat increases catch to 6,000kg in eight trips, traders earn more

Locally assembled sea vessel, MV 001, has made eight successful deep-sea excursions, helping fishermen haul in 6,117kg fish since its first voyage. The vessel construction was funded by the Mombasa government and the KCB...

(News) MALDIVES/INDIA- India sends naval vessel to patrol joint Exclusive Economic Zone surveillance of...

http://businessworld.in/article/India-Sends-Naval-Vessel-to-petrol-Joint-Exclusive-Economic-Zone-Surveillance-of-Maldives-/15-05-2018-149267/ The Joint EEZ surveillance of Maldives is an endeavour of the Government of India and the Indian Navy to ensure the safety and security of the vast EEZ of the island nation. (…)

(News) KENYA- KRA discovers a scam on license plates at the port.

https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/news/KRA-uncovers-number-plates-scam/539546-4990538-1nu20p/index.html The tax collector discovered another vehicle license plate racket in the port of Mombasa, in which hundreds of cars were released without the mandatory registration of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA). In its...

(News) KENYA – Crimario project closing ceremony

https://www.crimario.eu/events/ceremonie-de-cloture-de-crimario/ The CRIMARIO project ends on December 31, 2019. This final meeting aims to present and discuss the results and feedback of capacity building and information sharing activities, the network of users of the IORIS...

BAB EL MANDEB- Analysts say Iran could threaten oil flow through the strategic Bab...

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/analysts-say-iran-could-threaten-oil-flow-through-the-strategic-bab-el-mandeb-strait-but-navy-monitoring-hopes-to-mitigate-any-risk/ Heightened tensions between the US and Iran has raised concerns that Tehran could organise Houthi attacks on merchant ships passing through strategic trading routes in the Gulf. “There will be concern over the potential...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN- Sustainable growth for coastal areas

http://www.lexpressmada.com/blog/actualites/coi-une-croissance-durable-pour-les-zones-cotieres/ From 22 to 25 November, a regional symposium on sustainable development with application to coastal zones was jointly organized by 3 projects of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) : ILES Biodiversity project funded by...

(News) YEMEN- Analysis on a strategic island became part of a Gulf power struggle.

https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Socotra-How-a-strategic-island-became-part-of-a-Gulf-power-struggle-553599 UAE has provided millions in dollars in aid to small island as Qatar’s Al-Jazeera criticizes Abu Dhabi for its role in Yemen. (…) Today, Socotra is the center of a controversy that has...

Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries grows 32.64% in January/February

Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$14.844 million in January February, an increase of 32.64% compared to the same period of 2016, according to official Chinese figures issued by Forum Macau. In...

(News) OMAN – Sohar Port signs pact to handle shipments of wheat and grains

https://timesofoman.com/article/3018652/business/sohar-port-signs-pact-tohandle-shipments-of-wheat-and-grains C. Steinweg Oman, the operating company of the general cargo terminal in Sohar Port, agreed with Sohar Flour Mills to handle shipments of wheat and grains. The agreement aims to ensure the sustainability of...