(News) COMOROS- In Comoros, fishermen must now formalize their professional status

https://alwatwan.net/flash-info/professionnalisation-de-la-peche-2265.html Returning from a meeting in Moroni with officials of the National Directorate of Fisheries Resources, Bouchrane Aoussidine, the president of the Anjouanais fishermen's union brought together the fishermen of Anjouan to warn them of...

(News) OMAN- World’s best dry bulk port Award goes to SOHAR Port

https://steelguru.com/logistic/world-s-best-dry-bulk-port-award-goes-to-sohar-port/498004 The International Bulk Journal welcomed international industry leaders to Amsterdam’s former Stock Exchange building in the heart of the city for a glittering ceremony. Executive Commercial Manager Mr Robert Bartstra received the world’s Best...

(News) INDIA – The Indian Navy explains to Namibia about the Tarkash ship

https://www.namibian.com.na/83278/read/Indian-navy-shares-peace-with-Namibia The naval officers told The Namibian during a press conference on board the ship on Tuesday that the 'Tarkash' is considered a modern stealth frigate commissioned in 2012 and part of the Western Fleet...

(News) SEYCHELLES – Seychelles approves expansion of territorial waters by nearly 15,000 square kilometres

http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/11527/ Seychelles+approves expansion of territorial waters by nearly %2C square kilometres The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the incorporation of the extended continental shelf of the Northern plateau region under the Seychelles’ jurisdiction. The Seychelles’...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA- Navy fleets from South-africa, Brazil and India trained together at Simon’s...

https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/watch-navy-fleets-train-together-at-simons-town-17335560 Green, orange and white flags flew above Naval Base Simon’s Town on Tuesday as South Africa welcomed the Brazilian and Indian fleets to its shores for the IBSAMAR VI 2018 Trilateral Naval Exercise. The...

(News) TANZANIA- The culture that put women at the top in Zanzibar

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-44688104 Algae have been hailed as a new super food, and are also found in toothpastes, medications and shampoos. In Zanzibar, it became a big business - and as it was grown mainly by women,...

(News) SOMALIA – South Korea and Japan participated in joint multinational maritime exercise

source: South Korean press South Korea and Japan jointly participated in a multinational anti-piracy maritime exercise off the coast of Somalia, amid strained historical relations between the two countries trade lines. The navies from South...

INDIA- 20-point action agenda to effectively tackle India’s coastal security challenges

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/ficci-pwc-report-suggests-20-point-action-agenda-to-effectively-tackle-india-s-coastal-security-challenges-117092000412_1.html A FICCI-PwC report on 'Smart Border Management' has spotlighted the threats and challenges faced by various agencies in the deployment of an effective coastal security mechanism across the Indian coast. India's long coast line...

(News) TANZANIA – Zanzibar suspends marine transport over cyclone Kenneth

https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Tanzania--Zanzibar-suspends-marine-transport-over/1840340-5087928-e5vbqxz/index.html Zanzibar The Zanzibar Maritime Authority (ZMA) has from Thursday noon suspended marine transport activities to and from Zanzibar following as cyclone Kenneth approaches Tanzania’s coastline. ZMA deputy Director Ramadhan Hussein says the Authority has...