Still no sign of those hostages, though… NIMASA boss wants prompt approach to ECOWAS regional maritime security The Director-General  of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku […]

  • German boost for MMCC

    New kit for MMCC. German equipment for West African maritime surveillance hub Written by Oscar Nkala The German government has donated maritime surveillance and communications equipment to help operationalise a segment of […]

  • ECOWAS equipment boost

    Move should boost security during a period of increased piracy. Germany gives maritime security equipment to assist ECOWAS Germany has handed over maritime security equipment to the Multi-national Maritime Coordination […]

  • Nigeria’s ports and ISPS Code

    Nigeria still hoping for full compliance. ECOWAS assesses Nigerian port facilities on security code By Godwin Oritse THE Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) recently carried out an assessment […]

  • ECOWAS must eradicate piracy

    NIMASA to float new offices in Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne ‘ECOWAS must eradicate piracy to enhance economic growth’ The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has charged member states […]

  • ECOWAS talks tough

    Nigeria still lacks effective anti-piracy laws. ECOWAS Parliament seeks end to piracy in Gulf of Guinea ECOWAS Parliament began a five-day meeting toward implementing the sub-region`s strategy in tackling piracy […]

  • Buhari decries piracy, arms smuggling

    Regional maritime crime still a major issue. Buhari decries arms trafficking, piracy in ECOWAS region By: Egena Egena President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said that the Economic Community of West […]

  • 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 […]

  • IMO visits MTISC-GoG

    MTISC-GoG provides security alerts to shipping. Information Sharing to Fight Piracy and Illegal Fishing MO’s Chris Trelawny has visited the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre (MTISC-GoG), located in the Regional […]

  • ECOWAS launches maritime security centre

    New centre to cover Togo, Benin, Niger and Nigerian waters. ECOWAS launches multinational centre to boost maritime security on the Gulf Of Guinea ECOWAS has inaugurated its Multinational Maritime Coordination […]