On the 13th East Asia Summit at Singapore in mid-November, the Quad countries, namely India, US, Japan and Australia, are expected to revitalise the conversation concerning the maritime security and disaster relief initiatives as well as economic development projects in the critical Indo-Pacific region.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre, jointly launched the Capacity Building Executive Programme 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. The Programme aims to improve skills of maritime regulatory & enforcement authorities in fight against piracy and sea robbery in Asia.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers’ meeting, held in Clark, Philippines, this week, focused on the importance of high-level discussions of strategic defense and security matters, including North Korea, terrorism and maritime security.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, in cooperation with ReCAAP ISC, jointly launched the inaugural Capacity Building Executive Programme on combating piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in Singapore.
The US Coast Guard issued a news release stating that its International Port Security team recently completed a bilateral engagement with Japanese officials to share best practices.
A Japan Coast Guard vessel docked at a Philippine port for a law enforcement exercise with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
EUNAVFOR flagship, ITS Andrea Doria and Japanese Navy warship JS Takanami carried out a counter-piracy exercise at sea in the Gulf of Aden
Dryad Maritimes welcomes Japanese plans to allow armed guards
Japan to allow armed guards on vessels to tackle piracy
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