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        BIMCO Launches New Contract for Employment of Security Escort Vessels

        BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has approved a new standard contract for security escort vessels (SEVs). The standard is a balanced contractual framework for SEVs that accompany merchant ships in high..

        Danish Frigate intercepts PAG in Gulf of Guinea

        Danish Naval forces kill 4 Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

        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.

        Why Turkey is keen to project power in the Gulf of Guinea

        Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to three Gulf of Guinea countries last month brings attention to the importance not only of this body of water, but also the competition for influence..

        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


        Several killed in attack at Shell facility in Nigeria’s southeast

        Seven people have been killed in an attack on a convoy transporting workers to a Shell oil and gas project in Nigeria’s southeast, police say.

        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..