China has pressed warships deployed for anti-piracy operations into service to evacuate hundreds of its citizens from conflict-ridden Yemen.Mar 30, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured agreements to develop islands in Mauritius and Seychelles in an early success for his drive to wrest back influence in the Indian Ocean from China.Mar 12, 2015, 17:27 PM IST
India and France will be holding a joint naval exercise off the Goa coast on April 17, which is mainly aimed at honing the skills of Indian Navy in tackling anti-piracy and anti-submarine operations.Apr 13, 2013, 23:42 PM IST
A task force from Russia`s Pacific Fleet has departed on a new anti-piracy mission off the Somali coast, according to Captain Roman Martov.Nov 03, 2012, 10:37 AM IST
In wake of increasing threats
from sea pirates, India will soon deploy a maritime surveillance aircraft in the Seychelles to carry out reconnaissance over its waters and piracy-infested areas of the Gulf of Aden.
India had promised the Seychelles one Dornier along with
two Chetak helicopters in June last year during the visit of
Defence Minister A K Antony to the Island nation.
The United States and four other nations signed onto an international plan to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia, committing on Wednesday to playing a leadership role in protecting one of the world`s busiest shipping routes.Sep 11, 2009, 12:16 PM IST