Pervaiz Asghar

  • TThe World Maritime Day is being formally celebrated by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on 28 September 2017. The IMO, for those who may not be aware, is the principal organ of the United Nations dealing with and coordinating all maritime related issues ranging from safety, security ...

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  • TThe Indian Ocean Naval Symposium, simply speaking, is a maritime forum set up for the express purpose of enhancing collaboration in terms of collective security between states whose shores, inclusive of permanently held territories, are washed by the Indian Ocean as well as those which have a ...

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  • TNothing encapsulates the spirit of globalisation better than world trade, most of which is carried out via the medium of the sea. Maritime trade can thus be said to be the pivot around which the global economy as well as our collective social well-being actually revolves. The advent of steamships ...

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  • T“My soul is full of longing for the secrets of the sea, And the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” –H W Longfellow The oceans have been variously referred to as the ‘lungs of the planet’ and a ‘global sink’, signifying their ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Navy’s (PN) war exercise code named Seaspark was conducted in the waters of the Arabian Sea. It happened to be the latest in a series of such like tactical exercises aimed at enhancing the Navy’s war fighting efficiency. The fleet’s maintenance schedule, in fact, is ...

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