(News) INDIAN OCEAN/REUNION- Plenary Assembly of the Ultramarine Maritime Council of the South Indian...

http://www.zinfos974.com/Assemblee-pleniere-du-Conseil-Maritime-Ultramarin-du-Bassin-Sud-Ocean-Indien-CMUB_a121493.html Under the joint chairmanship of the prefects of Reunion, Mayotte and the French Southern and Antarctic Territories (TAAF), the ultramarine maritime council of the South Indian Ocean Basin (CMUB) met in plenary session on...

(News) UNITED ARAB EMIRATES- Maersk Honam Arrives Off Jebel Ali

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/maersk-honam-arrives-off-jebel-ali#gs.Oqq6oBk The damaged container ship Maersk Honam has arrived at an anchorage off Jebel Ali, UAE. When salvors have put out the last hotspots from the fire in her forward holds, she will dock for...

(News) RED SEA – Red Sea nations must co-operate to ensure waterway stability, say...

https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/red-sea-nations-must-cooperate-to-ensure-waterway-stability-say-experts-1.1075979 Red Sea coastal nations must step up co-operation to bring stability to the strategic waterway and reduce the presence of regional and global powers trying to carve out spheres of influence there, experts on...

(News) KENYA – Open Lamu Port to save youths from drugs

https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/coast/2020-10-01-open-lamu-port-to-saveyouths-from-drugs-elders/ The Lamu Council of Elders has urged the government to swiftly open of the new Lamu port in the LAPSSET project to employ youths and save them from drugs.They want the commissioning of the...

(News) INDIA- Kerala coast does not have yet system to alert deep sea fishers...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/mar/14/kerala-still-searching-for-system-to-alert-deep-sea-fishers-1786724.html With the depression over southeast Arabian Sea intensifying into a deep depression around 300 km off Thiruvananthapuram coast, fishermen along the Kerala coast are waiting with bated breath to understand the intensity of the...

(News) AFRICA-In search of solutions to maritime insecurity.

https://thenationonlineng.net/in-search-of-solutions-to-maritime-insecurity/ For Africa to attain the much-talked about blue economy, it must tackle piracy, sea robbery, kidnapping and related crimes. To this end, African naval forces and maritime defence stakeholders gathered in Accra, Ghana to...

(News) KENYA– SGR cargo transporters granted three-month flat rate

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/08/sgr-cargo-transporters-granted-three-month-flat-rate_c1694702 Cargo owners will enjoy a 3-month flat rate for SGR freight services launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta last month. This comes after Transport CS James Macharia approved a request for the promotional tariff to...

(Info) PAKISTAN – Law minister questions mandate of probe body

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2279715/law-minister-questions-mandateof-probe-body The law minister has raised questions over the inspection committee constituted to register fish processing plants to boost exports of fisheries. The government had formed the inspection committee for the registration of fish processing...

WORLD- Galicia joins project to improve management of EU fisheries outside Europe :

http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?l=e&country=0&special=&monthyear=&day=&id=92242&ndb=1&df=0 The undersecretary of Marine Affairs of Galicia, Rosa Quintana, yesterday at CETMAR, in Bouzas, presented the FarFish research project, which aims to improve the management of fisheries in international waters and ensure the...

(News) INDIA- Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala to maintain fishermen registry, install GPS in vessels

http://darknewspaper.com/india/aftermath-of-cyclone-ockhi-kerala-to-maintain-fishermen-registry-install-gps-in-vessels-india-news Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan rules out any lapses on the part of the state government in carrying out relief and rescue operations after cyclone Okchi hit the state. The Kerala authorities on Wednesday...