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Gulf of Guinea

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....
3 Sep 2021
With over 800,000 tons of fish worth two billion dollars lost yearly to pirate activities, Brazilian Navy Ship, Fragata INDEPENDENCIA, has arrived Nigeria for maritime interdiction mission code named ‘ GUNEX’ in the Gulf of Guinea.
16 Aug 2021
Beyond additional costs incurred by Nigerian importers and exporters due to safety concerns in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG), operational and infrastructural challenges at the nation’s ports and access roads...
10 Aug 2021
The United States (U.S) Consul-General, Claire Pierangelo, has said West Africa loses about 800,000 tons of fish a year, worth almost $2 billion in gross revenue, to illegal activities by both foreign and domestic vessels.
6 Aug 2021
Given the poor security situation in the Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Navy has hinted of plans to establish an outpost at Ikang and a naval security station at Dayspring Island in Bakassi
21 Jul 2021
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.
7 Jul 2021
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
23 Jun 2021
The United Nations (UN) has commended Nigeria for playing a leading role in efforts to secure the Gulf of Guinea, saying it will continue to support the country and the region.
16 Jun 2021
The Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum and Shared Awareness and Deconfliction Conference (GOG-MCF/SHADE) has identified cooperation between regional and international navies...
14 Jun 2021
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.
9 Jun 2021
The effort to keep the maritime environment in the Gulf of Guinea where Nigeria is a major player safe and secure requires relentlessness on the part of all stakeholders
3 Jun 2021
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…


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