EU India Maritime cooperation

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Clingendael, Publications

Seizing the Momentum: Avenues for EU-India Maritime Cooperation in a Connectivity Context

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Authored by
Susanne Kamerling &
Priyanka Pandit

Published in
April 2019


In recent years, rising competition in the maritime spaces have pushed many actors to critically rethink their policies towards the security and governance of the high seas. In the Indian Ocean Region, China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR) as part of the broader Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been central to this growing sense of competition. New, and potentially conflicting connectivity approaches are the result of this changing dynamic in the maritime domain.