Tag: Senegal

  • ECOWAS to raise multinational force

    No timetable reported. ECOWAS to raise multinational force on terrorism, piracy FIDELIS SORIWEI The member countries of the Economic Community of West African States, have agreed to establish a multinational […]

  • New OPV for Senegal

    Offshore patrol capabilities enhanced. Senegal takes delivery of new offshore patrol vessel The Senegalese Navy has received its new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Kedougou from STX France Lorient, and will […]

  • Senegal detains suspected pirate ship

    Ship engaged in ‘illegal activities’ according to media. Senegal detains suspected pirate ship Local media reports from Senegal say that the Senegalese Navy has detained a suspected pirate ship in […]

  • Senegal orders offshore patrol vessel

    New OPV to boost security. Senegal orders offshore patrol vessel Senegal has ordered a 58 metre offshore patrol vessel from France‚Äôs OCEA, as it prepares to take delivery of a […]

  • Maritime Security Issues

    US Naval Forces Europe participated in the first Senegal navy staff talks at the Senegal navy headquarters in Dakar. Maritime safety and security in Senegal’s coastal waters and the Gulf […]

  • West African Risk

    Maritime insecurity in West Africa is fast becoming a major area of concern, particularly given the increase in piracy and armed attacks upon shipping and trade. Altogether 19 incidents of […]