Maritime Cooperation Current Affairs, GK & News

JIMEX 2020: India-Japan Bilateral Maritime Exercise commences

The bilateral Maritime Exercise, JIMEX, conducted between India and Japan biennially is to be in the North Arabian Sea between September 26, 2020 and September 28, 2020. Highlights JIMEX will show high level joint operational skills and high degree of inter-operability between the countries. The exercise includes weapon firings, air warfare, anti-submarine and also will ..

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First Container Ship Flagged Off from Kolkata to Agartala via Chattogram Port

The Union Shipping Minister, Mansukh Manadaviya, has flagged off the first-ever container ship from Kolkata Port to Agartala via Chattogram Port in Bangladesh. This has been done as part of the agreement with Bangladesh to utilize Chattogram Port and Mangla Port for the movement of transit cargo from India, through Bangladesh. The Shipping Minister has ..

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Task Force Meet: India and Norway to strengthen their BLUE ECONOMY PARTNERSHIP

In January 2019, India and Norway jointly inaugurated a Task Force of Blue Economy for Sustainable Development. The third meet of the task force was held on February 18, 2020. They also launched a new collaboration of Integrated Ocean Management and Research at the meet. Highlights India and Norway have been strengthening their ties making ..

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INS Jamuna deployed on Hydrographic Survey off coast Sri Lanka

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Jamuna has been deployed in the shores of Sri Lanka to carry out a joint Hydrographic survey. The survey is to be conducted for 2 months time period. Highlights India and Sri Lanka together are to carry out Hydrographic survey and also shore based survey activities for a period of ..

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East Asia Summit on Maritime Cooperation to be held in Chennai

The Ministry of External Affairs is to organize East Asia Summit in Chennai between February 6, 2020 and February 7, 2020. This is the fifth time the conference is being held in India. The first conference was organized in Delhi in 2015, second in Goa in 2016, third in Bhubaneswar in 2018. In 2019, the ..

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