Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
Don't Pay the Pirates

Piracy’s impact on crews

New data from Oceans Beyond Piracy. New Report Explores Piracy’s Long-Term Impact on Seafarers More than 3,000 seafarers have been held hostage by Somali pirates since 2001, with a significant, but unknown, ...
Maritime Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea

New West Africa piracy guides

End of MTISC-GoG project sees new agency take over. New industry guidelines for Gulf of Guinea‏ published BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have jointly released an updated version of ‘Guidelines for Owners, ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Operation Delta Safe

New name, new tasks. Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta. The task force, nicknamed Operation ...
UK Ships May Fire on Pirates

Piracy watch

Monitoring the hot spots. Tracking Global Piracy Trends Across The Seas Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel security concerns ...
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New WAF service for Risk Intelligence

Intelligence focus on West Africa. Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa. Maritime operations in West Africa are affected ...
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Delta oil thieves nabbed

Nigerian Navy claim victory. Navy raids Delta community, destroys illegal refinery Chrisantus Obi-Ezechukwu The Nigerian Navy in its ongoing effort to maintain and sustain security in the nation’s maritime area, has raided Ogbe-Ijoh ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Nigerian Navy gets new toy

Hopes new kit will help maritime security. Navy launches equipment to protect water ways The Nigerian Navy yesterday reiterated its commitment to protect the nation’s water ways devoid of any criminal activities. The ...
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Nigerian piracy makes waves

World slowly waking up to the threat to shipping. Pirates Go West: Somali Piracy Crisis Shifts to Nigeria LUKE DOOGAN Remember the British yachting couple held in the Somali desert for over a ...
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Calls for stronger Nigerian Navy

Despite bold claims from admirals, Navy needs attention. Niger Delta Attacks - Reps Demand Stronger, Better Equipped Navy By Kingsley Omonobi As the federal government commences negotiation with militant groups in the Niger ...
Nigeria Attack Kills 4

New worries for Delta

Niger Delta Avengers threaten shipping. NDA Threatens To Sink Oil Tankers In a press statement released on the group’s official website, the NDA also restated its intention to attack the interests of ...

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