Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
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Piracy Gets Lucrative Again

Increase in tanker hijackings in S.E. Asia and West Africa. Piracy Gets Lucrative Again Recently there was another piracy incident near the Malacca Strait. On July 15th pirates boarded the MT Oriental ...
Ghana to set up special naval units, maritime crime courts to counter piracy

Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot?

Recent attacks causing concern. Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot? Two recent attacks have raised concerns that Ghana could be turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at ...
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The Congo: A new piracy target?

Will West African piracy move in to the DRC? The Congo: A new piracy target? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has never been envisioned as ...
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Nigeria: JTF torches pirate camp

Pirates escape, some wounded according to JTF. Nigeria: JTF Sets Camp of Pirates in Bayelsa Ablaze By Igoniko Oduma By Igoniko Oduma Yenagoa — The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta says ...
Tackling Insecurity in West Africa's Waters

Panic rooms for ships

The legalities of running with armed guards in West Africa mean options are needed. Panic rooms for ships With the latest security alert from BIMCO effectively rendering the use of armed guards ...
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Maritime workers threaten piracy boycott

Piracy threat could force workers to strike. Maritime Workers Threaten To Withdraw Service Over Pirates Attacks In Bayelsa Maritime workers in Bayelsa State have threatened to withdraw their services in protest over ...
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Navy hands over 20 suspected oil thieves

Nigerian Navy scoops up another pile of oil thieves. Navy hands over 20 suspected oil thieves to EFCC BY SIMON UTEBOR The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy with headquarters in Yenagoa, ...
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Epicentre of Nigerian piracy found

Bergen Risk Solutions identifies possible hub of Nigerian pirates. Small Town Blues - Epicentre of Nigerian piracy found There is no sign of the Gulf of Guinea piracy problem abating, and experts believe ...
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Royal Navy exercises with Nigerian Navy

Opportunity to share knowledge and experience. Royal Navy exercises with Nigerian Navy A Royal Navy frigate has been training with the Nigerian Navy allowing for an exchange of skills and techniques. HMS Iron ...
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ISPS: Benefits and Burdens

ISPS: Operational Benefits, Administrative Burdens Op-Ed by Herbert Anyiam Every initiative has positive and negative sides. This applies equally to the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.  Whilst it may ...

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