Security Challenges In Mozambique Channel

Channel of Mozambique map Groups on the "Swahili Coast" started the Mozambique Channel insurgency in 2017. The revolution now includes not less than 800 separate attacks across Mozambique, especially Northern Mozambique. The attacks have resulted in at least 2600 fatalities while other 600,000 individuals are now displaced. The importance of this strategic region for maritime … Continue reading Security Challenges In Mozambique Channel

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Maritime Security in Mediterranean, the European Union Strategy

EU Flag The Mediterranean Sea has always been a strategic maritime trade and transportation region. However, the numerous islands and peninsulas in the area have made it convenient for smugglers to operate. But, the rise of terrorist groups in North Africa has only compounded the problem. The European Union has developed a maritime security strategy … Continue reading Maritime Security in Mediterranean, the European Union Strategy

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The Disturbing Rise of Maritime Robbery off Libya

Libya map From 2016, the rise of maritime robbery cases observed off the coast of Libya, more precisely in the province of Derna is disturbing the freedom of navigation in Mediterranean sea. A brief history about Freedom of navigation Yore, freedom of navigation was a dream, then a concept, born in the 17th century. Once … Continue reading The Disturbing Rise of Maritime Robbery off Libya

Grand African NEMO 2021 in the Gulf of Guinea

African Navies Strike Back

Grand African Nemo Gulf of Guinea was for years the most dangerous maritime area. However, years of cooperation building, training and partnerships raised operational level of local navies. The French-led maritime exercise Grand African NEMO 2021 revealed the improvement of African Navies. Gulf of Guinea Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is the most attractive African Maritime … Continue reading African Navies Strike Back

French Center of Excellence for Maritime Security – Annual report 2020

The Maritime Information Cooperation and Awareness Center (MICA Center) is the French Center of Excellence for Maritime Security. Founded in 2016, it published the second edition of its annual review on piracy and robbery. In a world affected by the Covi-19 pandemic, the past year falls within the average of the previous five years, with … Continue reading French Center of Excellence for Maritime Security – Annual report 2020

Gulf of Guinea: Italian Frigate Joins Ghana to Struggle Against Piracy

Piracy in GoG Italian navy takes seriously piracy threat in the Gulf of Guinea. On april 2021, the Italian frigate docked at the port of Tema, Ghana, in order to conduct a training program for 187 Ghanaian soldiers. Night exercise and patrol surveillance were conducted. The aim of these serials is to support Ghanaian counter-piracy … Continue reading Gulf of Guinea: Italian Frigate Joins Ghana to Struggle Against Piracy