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Inaction of international bodies breed piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea – Dryad

Business Day Online 03 Mar 2021
The international bodies, together with coastal West Africa states, have largely failed to implement frameworks that have the potential to significantly reduce maritime crime and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region, Dryad Global has said ... maritime operations in the world.

Africa is not taking advantage of its marine economy

Business Day 03 Mar 2021
This means most economic activities are linked to maritime transportation of our most basic needs, including food, energy and clothing. Africa is not taking full economic advantage of its marine economy ... Maritime Aspects off Africa”, that was conducted virtually as a result of Covid-19 regulations. .

US warship arrives at Sudan port day after Russian Navy frigate docks

Arab News 02 Mar 2021
DUBAI ... The US guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S ... The arrival of the USS Winston S ... “Together with Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government, we are striving to build a partnership between our two armed forces,” Rear Admiral Michael Baze, director of maritime headquarters, Navy Africa, US Sixth Fleet said in a US Navy statement ... ....

Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport, UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure discuss cooperation

Urdu Point 01 Mar 2021
To promote the growth of the maritime economy in the UAE and the region, the academy aims to utilise its enhanced capabilities and the expertise of its staff ... The academy is recognised for having the highest percentage of female students among maritime academies in the Middle East and North Africa.

Dryad: International Inaction Breeds Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

The Maritime Executive 27 Feb 2021
The international bodies, together with coastal West Africa states, have largely failed to implement frameworks that have the potential to significantly reduce maritime crime and piracy in the region ... Since 2017, a total of 427 incidents have been reported in West Africa, but only 70 have occurred along the Indian Ocean.

Syria torture verdict, Darfur clashes, and a massacre in Tigray: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 26 Feb 2021
For more on the lawlessness in the state, read Senior Africa Editor Obi Anyadike’s recent report ... West Africa’s piracy war. The piracy map of the International Maritime Bureau has a cluster of flags plonked in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea ... In response, the EU has introduced a “permanent maritime presence” to support regional security efforts.

Paramount Group and Sarcos Robotics Sign MoU to Bring Highly Dexterous Mobile Robots for Defense ...

The Marshall News Messenger 25 Feb 2021
Through this collaboration, the companies will explore market opportunities and modifications to Sarcos’ award-winning robotic systems to address the region’s unique requirements in the maritime and aerospace technology arenas ...The Middle East and Africa are regions that show incredible promise,” said Ben Wolff, chairman and CEO, Sarcos Robotics.

US navy ship docks in Sudan to strengthen military ties

The National 24 Feb 2021
“We are honoured to work with our Sudanese partners in the enhancement of maritime security,” Capt. Frank Okata, commodore, Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa and Commander, Task Force 63 said.

Togo: Togo Overtakes Nigeria in Shipping Business

All Africa 24 Feb 2021
Togo has overtaken Nigeria to become the maritime hub in West and Central Africa due to a long-running crisis bedeviling the nation's seaports! LEADERSHIP can reveal ....

Plainview native serves aboard “Fast and Feared” U.S. Navy warship

Post Bulletin 23 Feb 2021
national security interests in Europe and Africa, operating in the East Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea ... These Forward-Deployed Naval Forces-Europe ships have the flexibility to operate throughout the waters of Europe and Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to the Arctic Circle, demonstrating their mastery of the maritime domain.

Damen Shipyards Cape Town Holds Blessing Ceremony for First IPV

The Maritime Executive 23 Feb 2021
The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly, and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing ... The 62 x 11 meter naval vessel will be the first Damen Sea Axe vessel to operate in South Africa.

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