Gulf of Guinea
Hope rises as piracy declines in Gulf of Guinea
The effort of Federal Government in combating maritime crimes on waters may have begun to yield results, as the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), in its latest report, revealed a drastic reduction in the rate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
War Risk Insurance: Uniting for a common goal
The reason underwriting firms around the world have given for the very high premium (the highest in the world) they place on cargoes coming to Nigeria has been the perception of the Gulf of Guinea
Regional naval cooperation in focus at forum on Gulf of Guinea
The Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum and Shared Awareness and Deconfliction Conference (GOG-MCF/SHADE) has identified cooperation between regional and international navies...
Deep Blue project: Nigeria’s masterstroke against piracy
Until recently, Nigeria had the inglorious reputation of being rated number one in maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, and in the whole world.
‘How Nigeria, others can check economic loss from insecurity in Gulf of Guinea’
Major stakeholders in the maritime industry have decried the spate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, identifying several factors that may have contributed to the lingering attacks on ships and seafarers in recent times. Stakeholders, who spoke at the Maritime Virtual Breakfast Meeting (MVBF) organised by the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS), said security…
100 shipping firms, others sign pact to tackle piracy
Following the reports that about 95 per cent of sea piracy happened in the Gulf of Guinea in 2020, about 100 shipping companies, organisations and flag states have signed...
Gulf of Guinea remains world’s piracy hotspot in 2021, says IMB
The Gulf of Guinea has been described as the world’s piracy hotspot in 2021, going by the incessant attacks on vessels and kidnapping of seafarers.
Nigeria, others sign MoU to check crime in Gulf of Guinea
As part of efforts to stem insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria has agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three other African countries in the region