Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: Indian Ocean

British Royal Navy seizes 3 tonnes of hash from dhow in Indian Ocean

MUSCAT: HMS Dragon, a British Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer, seized 3,048 kg of hashish from a dhow “acting suspiciously” in the Indian Ocean, in an area known as ‘The Hash Highway’. Deploying both the Royal Naval and Royal Marine boarding teams to ensure crew safety and facilitate the technical ...

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Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port

HAMBANTOTA: Sri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes, the prime minister’s office said Saturday. Colombo’s announcement will likely raise fresh concerns in New Delhi over China’s military potentially getting a foothold ...

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