Latest News for: Bangladesh marine


Bangladeshi seafarers in double bind as piracy resurges in Horn of Africa

Anadolu Agency 29 Mar 2024
- Over 65% of Bangladesh’s multibillion-dollar readymade garment exports were going through Red Sea route to key European and American markets ... Shakhawat Hossain, general secretary of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers Association.

Bangladesh makes 1st contact with Somali pirates, seeks release of 23 sailors

Anadolu Agency 20 Mar 2024
Anam Chowdhury, president of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told Anadolu there are separate members of a pirate group, who are assigned to hijack, contact, and initiate negotiation.

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, March 14 14 Mar 2024
(Japan-Earthquake). - - - - ... Md Shakawat Hossain, general secretary of Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told reporters here, "We've come to know from a global shipping source that the ship as of 1.00 p.m ... (Bangladesh-Somali-Cargo Ship).

Hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged ship anchors near Somalian port 14 Mar 2024
Md Shakawat Hossain, general secretary of Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told reporters here, "We've come to know from a global ...

Eric Adams gets flagged on X after claiming New Yorkers call Big Apple ‘Port-Au-Prince of America’

New York Post 14 Mar 2024
Other major foreign-born populations in the city include 425,000 born in the Dominican Republic; 171,000 from Jamaica; 150,000 from Mexico; 141,000 from Guyana; 128,000 from Ecuador; and 99,000 from Bangladesh.

Pirates Want $5M and Threaten to Kill Crew as Bulker is Taken to Somalia

The Maritime Executive 13 Mar 2024
The Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers Association told local media that through the use of international resources they had been able to locate the ship approximately 170 nautical miles east of ...

Bangladeshi cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates

Blitz 12 Mar 2024
Captain Anam Chowdhury, president of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine OfficersAssociation, shed further light on the harrowing ordeal faced by the crew.

Sheikh Hasina calls for exploring marine resources

Blitz 22 Feb 2024
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed extracting marine resources from Bangladesh’s vast ... We have to use the vast marine resources for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh” she said.

Major organizations advocate for improved framework on ship-recycling

SAFETY4SEA 15 Feb 2024
BIMCO, Bangladesh, India, Norway, Pakistan and the ICS, have submitted a paper ahead of the 81st Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting on 18-22 March 2024, to highlight the need to ...

Overfishing leads to decline in Bangladesh marine fish stocks & diversity

Mongabay 30 Jan 2024
Despite enacting different laws and regulations, both old and new, Bangladesh has faced a decline in marine fish stocks and diversity over the years, thanks to the rampant use of industrial trawlers ...

AFC Cup: Odisha FC to face ASEAN Zone champions in Inter Zone semis

Deccan Herald 28 Dec 2023
Indian Super League side Odisha FC has been pitted against a yet to be determined ASEAN Zone champions in the Inter Zone semi-final of the ongoing AFC Cup during a draw ceremony here on ...

Prince William dons navy uniform and takes salute as he heads to Lord High Admiral

The Daily Mail 14 Dec 2023
The royal made an appearance for a parade, which will see a total of 202 Royal Navy Cadets pass out with International Officer Cadets from Oman, Kuwait, Bangladesh and Trinidad & Tobago.

Pakistan’s blue economy

The News International 14 Dec 2023
AFP ... However, in my view, the technique of warfare has changed completely in the 21st century ... A Asian Development Bank report says that the coastal and marine areas connected to the Bay of Bengal are significant for the economy of Bangladesh ... .