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Worldwide maritime piracy and robbery: report 2019

For the first time since its creation in 2016, the Maritime Information Cooperation & Awareness Center (MICA Center) publishes an annual report on...

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)...
Symposium Maritime Security June 2019

Recommandations of Symposium on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea

When piracy or armed robbery happen at sea, seafarers are on the frontline, at risk of being injured, assaulted, taken hostage or killed....
Nigeria president signs anti-piracy bill

Maritime safety: President Buhari assents to anti-piracy bill

(NIMASA, 3 July 2019) - President Muhammadu Buhari has given his assent to the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, 2019, in...

Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea

Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea explores the connections between maritime governance themes and security challenges, drawing on interviews conducted with experts and practitioners...
Pirat attack in the Gulf of Guinea

Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

In two recent articles, Sea Piracy in 2025: Piracy 2.0? and Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025 I tried to map out the...

Senegal Seizes 750 Kilos of Cocaine in Shipments Set for Europe

Senegal seized 750 kilos (1,650 pounds) of cocaine Sunday on a ship traveling from Brazil, hidden inside 15 cars with final destinations that included...

Anti-piracy: NIMASA triumphs against 10 pirates

Last week Thursday, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, foiled a pirate attack on a...
annonce conféence nigéria

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...