Global maritime charity Stella Maris has signed up to the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to eradicating the scourge of piracy.
Maritime Safety Committee resolution calls for greater collaboration to tackle escalating attacks in Gulf of Guinea.
The attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea by Nigerian pirates must end. So far, 99 maritime companies, organisations and flag states, including BIMCO, have signed the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy
The latest self-enforcing regional commitments aimed at improving maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea were announced last week by the Inter-Regional Coordination Centre Yaoundé (ICC) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Centre (NIMASA).
2020 saw a year-on-year increase in global piracy incidents, with the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) region account for 90% of seafarer kidnappings worldwide.
As The Guardian’s reporter, George Monboit headlined in his April 7th article review of the new Netflix Seaspiracy documentary.
Reporting indicates that 15 of the 21 crew members (consisting of Ukrainian, Romanian and Philippine nationals) have been kidnapped from a vessel
The European shipping industry welcomes the EU’s political commitment to a first pilot of the new Coordinated Maritime Presences (CMP) concept in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa.
Gulf of Guinea piracy incidents have reached new heights this year, reveals a security report by the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB).