Tag: Ghana Navy

  • GoG military exercise starts

    Nigeria joins military exercise in Gulf of Guinea The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday deployed six warships and 65 gunboats in a joint multinational maritime exercise comprising navies from 16 countries. […]

  • Delta hostages rescued

    Nigerian troops rescue 3 Russian sailors, 2 others after raid of pirates’ hideout By Sumaila Ogbaje Three Russian sailors, one Ukrainian and one Equatorial Guinean kidnapped by pirates since 9 […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • WAF piracy: media to blame?

    West African piracy remains a threat but attacks are not becoming more frequent despite headline-grabbing abduction stories in the media. That is the view of Dirk Siebels, senior analyst at […]

  • Ghana’s piracy woes

    CEMLAWS reveals alarming trends of wide spread of piracy incidents in Gulf of Guinea The Executive Director of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS) and a Retired Naval […]

  • Ghana Starts Construction of New Naval Base in Ezilinbo to Improve Gulf of Guinea Security

    January 09: Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has officially launched construction of the country’s new naval base with a sod-turning ceremony. Akufo-Addo said the base is part of the […]

  • Ghana continues crackdown

    Ghana continues its maritime security push. Government committed to protect country’s territorial waters-President President Nana Addo Darkwa Akufo-Addo, has announced his government’s commitment to protect the country’s territorial waters from […]

  • Ghana fights back

    Ghana continues to bolster maritime security efforts. We’ll deal with piracy – President declares in Sekondi President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given an assurance that the full force of […]

  • Ghana to beef up marsec laws

    Great to see the country’s response to recent pirate attacks in its waters. Ghana Navy calls for review of maritime laws to ensure adequate protection The current maritime laws of […]

  • Ghana nabs more vessels

    Navy’s not messing around these days… Ghana Navy seizes 3 more vessels engaged in illegal activities The Ghana Navy has seized three (3) more vessels in Ghanaian waters at Takoradi […]