Tag: Equatorial Guinea

  • Successful Boarding Near Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; At Least 7 Crew Abducted

    November 25: The below incident was updated to add further details, including vessel type, name, and information on crew kidnapping. November 20: Confirmed reports that the supply vessel WARDEN, chartered […]

  • India Bans Its Seafarers from Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea Due to Piracy Risk

    June 07: The Directorate General of Shipping in India has banned Indian seafarers from working in vessels in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea, due to the increasing risk […]

  • Both Vessels Recovered and Crew Safe Following Two Pirate Attacks Off Coast of Malabo Island, Near Cameroon

    May 05: Initial reports suggest that a tug was boarded and hijacked whilst underway approx. 30 nm WSW of Punta Oscura, Malabo Island. Later the same day, the tug is […]

  • Equatorial Guinea Opposition Leader Detained for Alleged Coup Plot

    April 11: Andres Esono Ondo, a leading Equatorial Guinea opposition figure, has been arrested in Chad on suspicion of preparing a coup, the oil-rich country’s external security minister Juan Antonio […]

  • Nigeria and E. Guinea sign pact

    Hopes the agreement will boost regional security. Nigeria: Govt, Equatorial Guinea Sign Agreement On Maritime Policing By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea yesterday in Malabo signed an agreement on […]

  • Pirates of the Gulf of Guinea

    Despite claims to the contrary from certain corners, maritime crime remains at a worrying level. Pirates of the Gulf of Guinea Nick Turse “The Gulf of Guinea is the most […]

  • Equatorial Guinea: new frigate

    The Equatorial Guinea Navy has commissioned a new 107-metre long frigate. Equatorial Guinea commissions new frigate Written by Oscar Nkala The Equatorial Guinea Navy has commissioned a new 107-metre long frigate […]

  • An Emerging Threat?

    In many ways the Gulf of Guinea is a perfect incubator for piracy. Surrounded by some of Africa’s most proficient oil producers the Gulf is a major transit route for oil […]