Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
Somali pirates

Moving Targets

The opportunist nature of maritime crime and piracy.  Moving Targets Fighting piracy these days is like playing Whack-a-Mole. When you contain it in one place it pops up in another. Kayla Turner Pirates have ...
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NIMASA canvasses legal powers

New legislation and more active prosecution sought. NIMASA canvasses legal powers to prosecute pirates, sea robbers Uzoamaka Anagor Worried by the menace of piracy and other illegalities on Nigerian waters, the Maritime Administration ...
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Counter-Piracy Lite?

The future of EU anti-piracy work.  Counter-Piracy Lite? The EU's Soft Security Op-Ed by Brendan Flynn, National University of Ireland Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR) has unquestionably grabbed the limelight as the EU’s most ...
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Development & Regulation of PMSCs

Defence cuts could see increase in use of PMSCs The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and maintain ocean-going navies, ...
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Concern over Gulf of Guinea terrorism

Regional nations need to combine efforts. Experts raise awareness on possible terrorists’ takeover of Gulf of Guinea Written by Abosede Musari, Abuja EXPERTS in peace and conflict resolution in Nigeria have raised the ...
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Angola: new naval powerhouse?

Huge expansion of navy planned.  Angola: West Africa's new naval powerhouse? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources The powers that be in Luanda are apparently engaging in a massive expansion of Angola’s naval ...
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Pirates, Oil Thieves Threatening Lives

NIMASA boss claims lack of prosecutions leaves staff at risk. Nigeria: Pirates, Oil Thieves Threatening Our Lives - NIMASA Boss By Godfrey Bivbere DIRECTOR General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, ...
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PMSC takes action on new threats

Neptune expands offering to meet new threats.  Maritime security company takes action on new threats An international maritime security company is stepping up its services to combat increasingly sophisticated threats worldwide. Neptune Maritime ...
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Auto anti-piracy system triples range

Further developments in technology’s capability as piracy attacks and threats increase in 2014 Operating Range Tripled to 6 Nautical Miles WatchStander LLC, a provider of anti-piracy technology for the shipping industry, has ...
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Hijacked twice by pirates

Hijacked and abducted by Nigerian pirates and then Somali pirates.  The man who was kidnapped by pirates - twice Kings Nehemiah Okoye, a Nigerian marine engineer, has been a seafarer for 25 ...

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