Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
Nigerian Pirates

Planning for success

Exercise Obangame Express 2015 in full swing. Planning for success By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) David R. Krigbaum GULF OF GUINEA - Involving 23 countries and taking place across Africa’s Gulf ...
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Two Egyptian sailors kidnapped by pirates

Incident occurred on March 19th. Two Egyptian sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast Ministry of Foreign of Affairs spokesman Badr Abdel-Atti said that two Egyptian sailors, a captain and a navigator, ...
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Crew kidnapped off Nigeria

Attack on Offshore Supply Vessel in Nigerian waters. Crew kidnapped off Nigeria MTISC-GoG reports that pirates attacked an Offshore Supply Vessel yesterday (March 19th) while operating in the UBIT Exxon MBN field. ...
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Opening Ceremony Obangame Express 2015

Multi-national naval exercise underway.  Opening Ceremony Obangame Express 2015 remarks: Capt. John Rinko, Obangame Express, officer in tactical command ACCRA, Ghana - Capt. John Rinko, Obangame Express, officer in tactical command: Good ...
Ghana Oil Boom Raises Piracy Specter

Crimes at sea affecting global trade

Transnational maritime crime on the agenda. Crimes at sea affecting global trade — Mark Woyongo The Minister of the Interior, Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, has observed that crimes at sea have assumed ...
Ghana Oil Boom Raises Piracy Specter

Maritime security chiefs tackle piracy

Security issues in West Africa are ongoing. Maritime security chiefs tackle piracy Maritime security chiefs from the West African sub-region are meeting in Accra to share ideas and harmonise strategies to deal ...
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EU conclusions on Gulf of Guinea action plan

Action needed to combat maritime crime and piracy.  Council conclusions on the Gulf of Guinea action plan 2015-2020 1.             The Council adopts today the annexed Gulf of Guinea Action Plan 2015-2020 that outlines ...
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Stakeholders clear air on armed security

NIMASA ruling still in effect. Stakeholders clear air on armed security on board vessels The statement issued recently by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) that henceforth ‘all armed and ...
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Navy Releases Revised Maritime Strategy

US Navy new strategy revealed.  Navy Releases Revised Maritime Strategy WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The sea services released a new maritime strategy, March 13, a plan that describes how the Navy, Marine Corps, ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Operation Obangame Express

Exercise begins next week. Nigeria: NN, 21 Other Countries, Move to Checkmate Piracy, Crude Oil Theft in Gulf of Guinea By Evelyn Usman In a move to checkmate activities of piracy and crude ...

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