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...
Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

[Source : Maritime Executive] 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 possible evolution of piracy within Gulf of Guinea until 2025. Then I analyzed the different possible actions...
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...
Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

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...
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...