Grand African NEMO Makes Waves In Gulf Of Guinea

Grand African NEMO Makes Waves In Gulf Of Guinea

[Source: ADF Africa Defense Forum] More than 20 nations recently completed the Grand African Navy Exercise for Maritime Operations (NEMO) 2022, an annual event led by the French Navy. The first phase focused on at-sea skills such as boarding vessels to combat illegal...
What is IUU fishing?

What is IUU fishing?

[Source: Maritimafrica] IUU fishing, for “ Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated “ is a term used for over fifteen years, by international organisms, national governments, media, Non-Governmental Organizations, etc. This term was used for the first time in 1997 at the...
The European GoGIN+ project in nutshell

The European GoGIN+ project in nutshell

Discover the outlines of the GoGIN+ project and its flagship product, the YARIS platform in this trilingual leaflet (French, English, Portuguese). Read the leaflet. Download the printable version of the leaflet.
Grand African Nemo 2022 will use YARIS

Grand African Nemo 2022 will use YARIS

YARIS used as of the preparation of the GANo 22 maritime exercise The initial planning conference (IPC) of the major Grand African Nemo 22 (GANo22) exercise was held on 23 March 2022, under the coordination of the French Navy and more precisely of CECLANT (Atlantic...
Transmission of piracy alerts in the Gulf of Guinea via #YARIS

Transmission of piracy alerts in the Gulf of Guinea via #YARIS

On 4 October, a anti-piracy exercise took place between the Beninese and French national Navies and the MDAT-GoG. The YARIS platform was used as a communications and information exchange tool between the different actors. The feedback from this exercise shows that the...
Why the EU needs to be a global maritime security provider?

Why the EU needs to be a global maritime security provider?

[Source: EEAS] 27/01/2021 – On 25 January we launched the first pilot of the new Coordinated Maritime Presences (CMP) concept in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa. In addition to our existing naval operations in the Mediterranean and in the Western...
MICA Center annual report on worldwide maritime piracy and robbery

MICA Center annual report on worldwide maritime piracy and robbery

For the second consecutive year, the Maritime Information Cooperation & Awareness Center (MICA Center) publishes an annual review of maritime piracy and robbery events. This report identifies and characterises the events recorded in 2020 that affect maritime...