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Suspicious Vessel Sighting

Reporting from the IMB indicates that a vessel was approached by two skiffs 208nm South Takoradi.

BIMCO Sees Best Chance in Years to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Historically, piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea see a spike during the dry season which normally lasts from October/November to March/April.

MDAT - GoG Increased Threat of Piracy

MDAT-GOG is aware that the piracy threat remains high in the area defined by the following points:

Suspicious Vessel - 233nm South Lomé


Navy arrests 4 stowaways at Lagos anchorage

The Nigerian Navy said its operatives arrested four stowaways on board a vessel at the Lagos anchorage.

Why Nigeria quit maritime organisation

REGIONAL collaborations are vital to Africa’s growth. It is for this reason that they are formed. But when they do not meet their core objectives, member states may decide to opt out, in spite of the..

Pirates kill soldier in Delta

A soldier has been killed in Tuomo community, Burutu council area of Delta State, following a clash between military men and suspected pirates.

Gunmen attack passenger boat, kidnap eight in Rivers

Eight persons who were travelling to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on a passenger boat have been kidnapped along the Kula-Abonrma waterway in Rivers State.

NIMASA Trains Personnel for Special Mission Vessels

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, has said that the agency has trained 30 men across the Nigerian security services internationally and..

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.