Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
Is Piracy Eradicated

Is Piracy Eradicated?

What are the root causes of maritime piracy and how should they be addressed? For James Kraska, the Janus-faced answer is simple – the absence of the rule of law ...
Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea

Why has the Gulf of Guinea replaced the Horn of Africa as the global center for maritime piracy? According to experts convened by the International Peace Institute, the reasons include ...
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Obangame Express 2014

Naval forces from the United States, Europe, South America and Africa have begun the annual multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express off the coasts of Nigeria and Cameroon Exercise Obangame Express 2014 Commences Naval ...
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Countering Crime in Gulf of Guinea

Ghana’s Chief of Naval Staff is convening a conference of senior international Admirals and naval experts to find solutions to security in the Gulf of Guinea GHANA NAVY MOVES TO COUNTER ...
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Nigeria: Nimasa Vows to Curb Oil Theft

The increasing criminality in Nigeria's territorial waters would be effectively curbed in the next one year. Nigeria: Nimasa Vows to Curb Crude Oil Theft in 2014 The increasing criminality in Nigeria's territorial ...
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Bayelsa & Navy to Partner

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson says his administration would partner with the Nigerian Navy to check oil theft and illegal refineries Nigeria: Bayelsa, Navy to Partner Against Oil Theft BY CHRIS EZE Yenagoa ...
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US releases Domain Awareness Plan

Today the White House released the National Maritime Domain Awareness Plan. Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the National Maritime Domain Awareness Plan Today the White House released the National ...
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Pirates threatened to burn Scots skipper to death

A SCOTTISH sea captain seized by Nigerian pirates has told how he was threatened with being burnt to death during an ordeal that ended only when a £50,000 ransom was ...
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WA piracy will remain a headache for ship owners in 2014

Nigeria will remain a serious piracy hot-spot in 2014, as the country still resists the allowing of non-Nigerian armed guards on board vessels plying its waters. WA piracy will remain a ...
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Nigeria: JTF Reveals 2013 Figures

The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, said yesterday it killed 82 sea pirates and robbers 2013: JTF killed 82 sea pirates, nabbed 1,857 crude oil ...

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