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US supports GAF fight against piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The US is to invest $48 million this year to help train and equip the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to fight piracy and illegal fishing to improve maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Ghana drafts plan to protect blue economy

Ghana sees enormous potential in its blue economy, but faces threats including piracy, illegal fishing, drug smuggling and human trafficking.

Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. Norway and Ghana introduced the initiative and led the negotiation process leading up to the resolution.

Ghana Navy to protect offshore oil fields

The Ghana Navy has signed an agreement with Tullow Ghana Limited for Ghanaian Navy vessels to provide security services at the Jubilee and Tweneboa Enyenra Ntomme (TEN) oil fields off the country’s..

Piracy in Gulf of Guinea: Ghana to push for international response

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information says Ghana will push for international response to address the incidence of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) when it a takes her seat on the UN..

Help us tackle pirate threats

Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, has asked West and Central African regional governments to pool resources together to fight the incessant piracy and armed robbery attacks in the..

Cyber Security Act key in safeguarding Ghana’s maritime industry

The Director in Charge of Legal at the Ministry of National Security, Osei Bonsu Dickson Esq. has indicated that the maritime industry stands to benefit greatly from the newly passed landmark..

15-years in jail for pirates convicted in Ghana

The Attorney–General, and Minister for Justice’s office and the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), are working on a new maritime bill, which, when passed into law by parliament, will see suspected..

Crush piracy networks says Ghanaian Vice-President

Ghana's Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has tasked agencies responsible for maritime security to collaborate to dismantle the networks that sustain piracy as a business model.

Heightened Risk Area - Gulf of Guinea (Zone E/F)

MDAT-GOG has assessed a HEIGHTENED risk of piracy within Zones E/F.