Tag: Pirate

  • Cooperating against piracy

    Regional cooperation key to success. How Nigerian, regional navies joined forces for a safer Gulf Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu Disturbed by the recurring attacks on vessels, theft of economic and natural […]

  • Nigerian Navy MoU

    Security boost for ECOWAS Zone E. Nigerian Naval chief signs MoU on joint maritime operations The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, has signed a Memorandum of […]

  • Captain claims hijack

    Still awaiting confirmation of hijack. Tanker PANTELENA was hijacked and held by pirates for 9 days Captain of Greek tanker PANTELENA spoke to Georgia First Channel TV and said, that […]

  • Tanker missing in WAF

    Vessel went missing off Gabon, far from usual pirate grounds. Ship Sailing under Panama Flag with 17 Georgian Sailors Goes Missing A ship which was sailing under Panama flag with […]

  • Security in the IOR

    South Africa could make the Indian Ocean Rim Association the top platform for achieving maritime security. Africa’s chance to boost maritime security in the Indian Ocean BY TIMOTHY WALKER AND DENYS REVA This […]

  • A CG for Nigeria?

    Calls for a Nigerian Coast Guard. Piracy attacks: Creation of independent Coastal Defence Force only solution – Borha By Godfrey Bivbere A maritime consultant and head analyst of C. A. BORHA […]

  • Security in the Gulf of Guinea

    Funding for security assured. 37 countries to fund Gulf of Guinea security The 37 members of the Gulf of Guinea have agreed to institute a funding scheme strengthen security in […]

  • Nigeria pushes GoG marsec

    Lots of talk, but little in terms of concrete improvements. Buhari seeks national, regional collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for national […]

  • Maritime embraces Galileo

    A first, EU researchers developed innovative technology using Galileo-type signals for maritime surveillance. Relevant authorities will now be able to continually and reliably monitor maritime traffic. Maritime embraces Galileo technology […]

  • IMO in Jeddah

    Code of Conduct revised. Jeddah workshop aims to ensure safe and secure regional waters Signatory States to an agreement aimed at repressing piracy, armed robbery and illicit maritime activity in […]