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Nigeria’s piracy laws

Nigeria still lacks effective piracy legislation. Stakeholder Wants Legal Framework For Pirates’ Prosecution In a bid to curb the activities of sea pirates and waterways robbers in Nigerian territorial waters, the Federal ...
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Nigeria’s militant problem

Niger Delta issues continue. Why Nigeria's 'Avengers' are crippling the oil sector By Martin Patience, BBC News, Niger Delta The vast wetlands of the Niger Delta region are home to Nigeria's vast oil ...
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NIMASA to eliminate piracy

As they so often say… NIMASA to eliminate piracy The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would eliminate piracy on the territorial waters, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said. Addressing multilateral ...
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Argentina’s piracy woes

Insurance costs hitting shipping prices. Argentina seeks counter-piracy solutions Santiago Rivas, Buenos Aires The Argentine ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defence have begun working on a contingency plan for counter-piracy efforts, as local ...
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More WAF piracy

Nigerian waters still present threat. Two Pirate Attacks Thwarted off West Africa This past week, two serious piracy attacks off West Africa were thwarted, keeping two crews out of the hands of kidnappers in ...
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Piracy in West Africa

The troubled waters of the Gulf of Guinea. Maritime Piracy: More "sophisticated and prevalent” around Gulf of Guinea Posted by Greg Trauthwein While the matter of maritime piracy has seemingly subdued from its ...
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Militants Attack Eni Oil Crew

Militants attack another oil company. Militants Attack Eni Oil Crew, Kill 2 Unnamed militants attacked a boat transporting Eni workers in the Niger Delta region June 29, killing two, an Eni spokesperson ...
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Cyber threat to merchant vessels

Hackers target merchants in Gulf of Guinea. Maritime Vessels in Gulf of Guinea Targeted by Email Phishing THE MDAT-GoG (Marine Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea) has received information that there have ...
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Oil price sees kidnap rise

Nigeria still the hot spot. Low oil price means tanker crews are now kidnap targets by Edwin Lampert The traditional modus operandi of pirates off the coast of West Africa was that they ...
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A Hostage Story

OBP highlights the plight of crew taken hostage. A Hostage Story A new report published by Oceans Beyond Piracy and One Earth Future, both programs of the One Earth Future Foundation, explores ...

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