According to a July 15 report from VOANews.com, Somali pirates abandoned an Indian after using it to attack a Liberian flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden. It was reported that the ship’s 14 crew members were unharmed.
India, Japan and the United States kicked off the first joint naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal in eight years and such drills will occur each year, Indian government sources said.
Groundwork has started on the renovation of a central shipyard complex that be used for outfitting future Royal Navy Successor submarines, British Forces News said.
A custom built 75-foot multipurpose port security vessel built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been delivered for the Port of South Louisiana.