Second India – Australia – Indonesia Trilateral Maritime Security Workshop (TMSW) Conducted In Kochi

  • The workshop was held from 15-17 May 2024 at INS Dronacharya, Kochi, India. 
  • The theme was ‘Indian Ocean Region: Collaborative Efforts to Enhance Regional Maritime Security’. 
  • The workshop discussed ongoing maritime security challenges and opportunities for collaboration between the three maritime neighbors. 
  • The workshop was presided over by RADM Nirbhay Bapna, ACNS (FCI), and co-chaired by Cmde Paul O’Grady, Commodore Flotillas from Royal Australian Navy, FAdm Heri Triwibowo, and Assistant for Operations to CIC Indonesian Fleet Command from TNI (AL), and Cmde Manmeet S Khurana, Cmde (Foreign Cooperation) from Indian Navy. 
  • Key topics covered included Information Exchange mechanisms, Maritime Domain Awareness, non-traditional and illicit maritime activities, Maritime Law enforcement, capability enhancement, and avenues for enhancing interoperability and cooperation.
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