About Blue Water Policy
Francisco De Almeida wanted to create Portugal as a powerful nation in the maritime region under this strategy.
- He took control of Goa from the Sultan of Bijapur.
- In 1510 AD, Albuquerque was succeeded by Francisco De Almeida.
- Later, Goa became the headquarters of Portuguese settlements in India.
- The Navy’s dominance and control over the coastal regions helped to build the Portuguese in India.