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Gulf of Guinea

20 Apr
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned that the Gulf of Guinea remains at risk of piracy attacks and crew kidnappings despite the decline in incidents.
10 Apr
Nigeria has achieved a major milestone in its anti-piracy drive as the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has now delisted the country from its piracy list.
17 Mar
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has said that the increase in presence of international naval vessels and co-operation with regional authorities has had a positive impact on piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
21 Jan
Following the first-ever successful prosecution of piracy in Africa by Nigeria, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Fathi Wali, has applauded Nigeria...
12 Jan
The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has tasked Nigeria and other countries in the Gulf of Guinea region to take responsibility and step up prosecution of suspected pirates apprehended by international navies.
29 Dec
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Assembly has charged the Governments of its 175 member states to assist in the prevention of piracy and armed robbery against ships
29 Nov
States in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) have lost billions of dollars to piracy, robbery and other criminal maritime activities, according to the Ports Facility Security Officers
10 Nov 2021
Piracy and other forms of maritime criminality are phenomena that have been with humanity for centuries and are therefore issues countries have had to live with over time.
19 Oct 2021
Incidents of piracy in the first nine months of 2021 are the lowest reported in 17 years.
18 Oct 2021
The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
15 Sep 2021
The current administration at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) came into office with a three-point agenda, or ‘Triple S’ programme of maritime security, maritime safety and shipping development.
8 Sep 2021
The Gulf of Guinea (GOG) where Nigeria is the dominant player accounting for more than 70 per cent of trade has for many years remained, in the eyes of the international maritime community....

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