Tag: benin

  • MT Barrett – piracy update

    Ship appears to have been hijacked for its oil cargo. The Union Maritime vessel, MT Barrett, a tanker which was at anchor off Benin, West Africa has been the subject […]

  • Russian crew freed

    Saronic Breeze crew released by captors. Russian sailors seized by pirates off the coast of Benin in late November, released Russian sailors from the ship Saronic Breeze, captured by pirates […]

  • Benin’s anti-piracy fight

    Gulf of Guinea still a dangerous place for seafarers. Benin’s anti-piracy fight gives maritime nation ‘life insurance’ By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE COTONOU, Benin, Nov 2 – The naval patrol boat […]

  • A Naval Show of Force

    Nigerian Navy rattles its sabres. A Naval Show of Force Chiemelie Ezeobi who was part of the recent Exercise Treasure Guard, a show of force by the Nigerian Navy at […]

  • ECOWAS launches maritime security centre

    New centre to cover Togo, Benin, Niger and Nigerian waters. ECOWAS launches multinational centre to boost maritime security on the Gulf Of Guinea ECOWAS has inaugurated its Multinational Maritime Coordination […]

  • Exercise Obangame Express 2015

    Multi national exercise in Gulf of Guinea. Obangame Express 2015: Two steps forward, one step back MATT HIPPLE Between 19 and 27 March OBANGAME EXPRESS, African Partnership Station’s annual exercise […]

  • French, WAF navies in piracy drills

    Exercise Nemo promoting anti-piracy skills. French and West African navies practiced anti-piracy drills in Exercise Nemo Two French warships have taken part in a maritime exercise in the Gulf of […]

  • West African nations in security meet

    ECOWAS nations discuss piracy and maritime security. Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of Guinea Bassey Inyang in Calabar Four countries comprising the ECOWAS Maritime Pilot Zone E; […]

  • ECOWAS launching anti piracy zones

    First zone to cover Nigeria, Benin and Togo. ECOWAS set to launch maritime zones to fight piracy The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is seeking to launch […]

  • Oil Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

    Despite regional efforts, hijackings and oil theft persist.  Black Gold Buccaneers: Oil Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media The frequency of piracy attacks in […]