MDAT-GoGVoluntary Reporting Area (VRA) While the world's attention was diverted by COVID-19, piracy and armed attacks against ship crews remain a serious problem, requiring a concerted response from the international community at the highest level. According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), 135 maritime kidnappings were recorded in 2020 - and 130 of them took … Continue reading Gulf of Guinea: A Pirate Hunting Area
The Danish government announced the future deployment, from November 2021 until March 2022, of a Danish frigate in the Gulf of Guinea. The frigate’s mission is to combat maritime piracy in the area where pirates extend their actions, from Ghana to Equatorial Guinea. Considered as the most dangerous region in the world, the area continues … Continue reading Gulf of Guinea: Denmark to Deploy a Frigate to Combat Piracy.