The maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and the SWAIMS project

The maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and the SWAIMS project

[Source : Le journal du douanier francophone] Ce numéro spécial de la revue “Le Journal du douanier francophone” donne la parole à Serge Rinkel, vice-président de l’AIDF (Association internationale des douaniers francophones), et chef du projet SWAIMS à la...
Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025

Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025

[Source: Maritime Executive] By François Morizur. In a recent article, I tried to foresee the form that piracy in the Gulf of Guinea could take over the next few years. Now, I propose what responses could counter these threats. Developing maritime activities along...
Sea Piracy in 2025: Piracy 2.0?

Sea Piracy in 2025: Piracy 2.0?

[Source: Maritime Executive] by François Morizur. Pirates have demonstrated their ability to revise their modes of operation in response to maritime industry behavior and the responses of coastal states. When looking the Gulf of Guinea, confirmed as the main world...
Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea

Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea

[Source: StableSeas report] Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea explores the connections between maritime governance themes and security challenges, drawing on interviews conducted with experts and practitioners in seven countries across the region. Maritime insecurity...
BMP West Africa

BMP West Africa

[Source: ICS] The maritime security situation off the West Coast of Africa is complex and dynamic. BMP – West Africa (WA) has been produced to help ships and seafarers avoid becoming the victims of maritime security incidents in these waters. This publication aims to...
Follow the live events at sea in the Gulf of Guinea

Follow the live events at sea in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea (MDAT-GoG) is a cooperation centre between the Royal Navy (UKMTO) and the French Navy (MICA-Center) in support of the Yaounde Process. This centre has been in operation since the 20th June 2016. The primary output...
Africa Blue Economy Strategy

Africa Blue Economy Strategy

[Source: African Union-IBAR] The Africa Blue Economy Strategy was developed following the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference that took place in Nairobi, Kenya in 2018. The African leaders at that Conference urged the African Union (AU) to work with relevant...
Worldwide maritime piracy and robbery: report 2019

Worldwide maritime piracy and robbery: report 2019

[Source : MICA Centre] For the first time since its creation in 2016, the Maritime Information Cooperation & Awareness Center (MICA Center) publishes an annual report on worldwide maritime piracy and robbery. This report identifies and describes the incidents...
Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

The maritime domain of the Gulf of Guinea is of major geostrategic, economic and social importance. The insecurity is still very strong and endangers the economies and societies of the region. With this in mind, the Nigerian authorities have decided to organize a...