Gulf of Guinea

Type: Region
Name: Gulf of Guinea
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

West Africa: Germany Participates in West African Naval Exercises

Seeking greater military involvement in Africa, the German navy is participating in the "Obangame Express" military exercise in the Gulf of Guinea. Training local soldiers in search vessels plays a big role.More than 30 warships from 20 countries are ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 5 reports

How we’re battling crude oil theft, by Naval chief,

About 90 illegal vessels have been arrested by the Navy between last year and this year, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) , Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Sanmi Alade has said.Fifty three were seized last year while 37 vessels have been impounded this ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea Assessing the Threats Preparing the Response

Why has the Gulf of Guinea replaced the Horn of Africa as the global center for maritime piracy? According to experts convened by the International Peace Institute, the reasons include economic ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New West Africa guard contract is welcomed

Mutual insurance association The Standard Club has welcomed the new GUARDCON West Africa contract for use by ship owners when putting in place security arrangements for trading in the high risk areas off the West African coast.Sam Kendall-Marsden, Director ... [Published Ship Management International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

High-tech hijacking off West Africa

17 Apr 2014Most attacks in West African waters are part of a long running criminal programme of cargo theft or kidnapping and ransom inside territorial waters, and not piracy says maritime security company GoAGT.Nick Davis, CEO of GoAGT said: “The growing ... [Published Maritime Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Meeting Pastor Esther Agbosu of Henderson United Methodist Church

at 5:54 pmPastor Esther Agbosu of Henderson United Methodist ChurchPastor Esther came a long way to preach, but that didn’t bother her because she says the best things she likes about being a minister is preaching and teaching.Her journey in life began ... [Published Northumberland Echo - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Abduction of 100 Borno schoolgirls shocking, horrible -US

The United States Government has said that it received the news of the kidnapping of no fewer than 100 female pupils in Borno State by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect on Monday night with shock.The US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, while ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

The persistent threat of modern piracy

Moving into the second quarter of 2014, it is West Africa that best exemplifies the persistent threat of modern piracy. The threat to shipping and infrastructure is widespread, costly, and dangerously underreported, it is predicted that only 20% of incidents ... [Published Safety4sea - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Maritime security exercise begins in Gulf of Guinea

16 Apr 2014A joint naval exercise has started in Nigerian waters aimed at improving security in the pirate-infested Gulf of Guinea.Codenamed 'Obangame Express 2014', the event is the fourth to be organised by US Naval Forces Europe-Africa/US Sixth Fleet ... [Published Safety At Sea International - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cargo Ship Burns Off Togo

The 1992-built ConRo vessel M/V Repubblica di Roma, owned by the Grimaldi Group caught fire last week and its current status is unknown this morning. These  images were sent to us from an anonymous Grimaldi employee showing smoke billowing from the ship’s ... [Published GCaptain - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria, U.S Lead 22 Nations in War Against Pirates

Lagos — Nigeria and the United States of America are expected to lead 20 countries in a sea exercise, tagged Obangame 2014, scheduled to hold simultaneously in three West African nations.The participating countries are United States of America, France, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAs police chiefs meet in April in Mali

ECOWAS police chiefs will meet in Bamako, Mali on April 16 and April 17 to deliberate on the strategies to strengthen the region’s capacity in combating transnational crime.This is contained in a statement issued by ECOWAS Acting Director of Communication, ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 14 2014]

Quotes

"Obangame Express is designed to build maritime security, capacity and capability in the nations within this region - at a regional, cooperative level" said US Navy Capitan Nancy Lacore, who has had a role in organizing this year's maneuvers
A colleague from Nigeria added: "We have come together here to share experiences - I really appreciate it."
The Nigerian Navy's plans and policy chief rear admiral Aoa Ikioda said: "In light of recent challenges in the Gulf of Guinea, our collaboration between the countries of the Gulf and our international partners [the] US Africa Command and US Naval Forces Africa has resulted in this event, [which is] meant to develop individual capacities and secure the maritime area."
...in the San Pedro Basin, a frontier exploration area in Ivory Coast," Total senior vice president for exploration Marc Blaizot said in a statement. "Having confirmed the presence of a petroleum system containing light oil, we will next evaluate this very promising find and focus on its extension to the north and east." Oil and gas exploration in West Africa's Gulf of Guinea has risen sharply since Ghana discovered its giant Jubilee field in 2007 and brought it to production...

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West Africa: Germany Participates in West Afric... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
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World Maritime Brief, 18 April 2014 [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 14 hours ago]
Nigeria defence market: $4.4 billion industry b... [Published Live-PR.com - 20 hours ago]
Interview: “Big Men” Director Rachel Boynton on... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 18 2014]
How we’re battling crude oil theft, by Naval ch... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 18 2014]
Interview: Big Men Director Rachel Boynton on O... [Published SPi World News - Apr 17 2014]
Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea Assessing the ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Concern mounts about West African maritime piracy [Published TNT News - Apr 17 2014]
Schlumberger Limited CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Resu... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 17 2014]
US Navy participates in Obangame Express 2014 m... [Published Naval Technology - Apr 17 2014]
High-tech hijacking off West Africa [Published Maritime Journal - Apr 17 2014]
New West Africa guard contract is welcomed [Published Ship Management International - Apr 17 2014]
Total strikes oil for second time offshore Ivor... [Published Sharenet - Apr 17 2014]
Total strikes oil for second time offshore Ivor... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 17 2014]
UPDATE 1-Total strikes oil for second time offs... [Published London South East - Apr 17 2014]
Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea [Published Maritime Security Review - Apr 17 2014]
Exercise Obangame Express 2014 Commences [Published Maritime Security Review - Apr 17 2014]
Meeting Pastor Esther Agbosu of Henderson Unite... [Published Northumberland Echo - Apr 17 2014]
U.S plans Nigeria maritime security assistance [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Exercise Obangame Express 2014 Commences [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 17 2014]
Fighting Insecurity, Smuggling With Joint Cross... [Published Leadership - Apr 17 2014]
Plan to Deploy More U.S. Troops in Africa Faces... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
The republic of Sao Tome and Principe and the t... [Published Zaman - Apr 16 2014]
Why Angola May Be the Next OPEC Darling [Published Motley Fool - Apr 16 2014]
Abduction of 100 Borno schoolgirls shocking, ho... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 16 2014]
Security Advisory - Use of GUARDCON off West Af... [Published BIMCO - Apr 16 2014]
The persistent threat of modern piracy [Published Safety4sea - Apr 16 2014]
Maritime Piracy: A Chronic but Manageable Threat [Published Shipping Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
National Forum On the Economy: 19-22nd May [Published GhanaHomePage - Apr 16 2014]
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World Maritime Brief, 18 April 2014 [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 14 hours ago]
Bolivia / Chile:   “Bolivia files at UN court its claim over Chilean sea” BBC News, 16 April 2014 Bolivian President Evo Morales submitted documents to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday in support of his country’s claim against ...
Interview: “Big Men” Director Rachel Boynton on... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 18 2014]
  The subtitle of the newly released documentary film  Big Men  is “everyone wants to be big” and to say the film covers a “big” topic is to put it mildly. “Everyone wants to be big …” Executive produced by Brad Pitt and directed by  Rachel Boynton ...
Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea [Published Maritime Security Review - Apr 17 2014]
Why has the Gulf of Guinea replaced the Horn of Africa as the global center for maritime piracy? According to experts convened by the International Continue Reading » ...
Exercise Obangame Express 2014 Commences [Published Maritime Security Review - Apr 17 2014]
Naval forces from the United States, Europe, South America and Africa have begun maritime exercise Obangame Express in the Gulf of Guinea Exercise Obangame Express 2014 Continue Reading » ...
EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014: NIGERIA SET TO HOST 22 ... [Published Beegeagle's Blog - Apr 15 2014]
NNS Thunder F90 PHOTO CREDIT: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOICE OF NIGERIA 14 April, 2014Written by Chiamaka Ikechukwu Lagos The Nigerian Navy is set to host multinational maritime exercise toenhance security in the maritimeenvironment and the Gulf ...
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White House concerned by increase in piracy in ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 24 2013]
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Japan gives one million dollar boost to Gulf of... [Published IMO Press Briefings - Mar 17 2014]
EU adopts strategy on the Gulf of Guinea [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 16 2014]
Council conclusions on the Gulf of Guinea [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 16 2014]
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