Talks to discuss piracy, human trafficking and arms smuggling.
Maritime piracy is now a major concern for the Heads of State and Government of the countries of the African Union, especially those who share the Gulf of Guinea. The phenomenon will be at the heart of the summit on maritime safety and security and development of Africa from 10 to 15 October in Lomé.
According to a report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a London-based, maritime piracy acts are dropping worldwide, except in the Gulf of Guinea. This decrease is explained by the deployment of the international patrol at sea. But the Gulf of Guinea, especially off the oil regions of Nigeria is always affected.
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Security and Risk Report 15/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 365 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, two incidents have been reported in the period observed. Nigeria’s