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...
Pirates of the Niger Delta: between brown and blue waters

Pirates of the Niger Delta: between brown and blue waters

[Source: UNODC] A study on maritime piracy has been carried out by the Global Maritime Crime Programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The study was funded by the Government of Denmark through the Danish Maritime Security Programme for the...
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...
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...
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...