Gulf of Guinea


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a gulf off the southwest coast of Africa

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Despite the proliferation of ports in Africa, the deep-water port remains very competitive because with 16 metres of draft it poses no dredging problems, unlike other ports in the Gulf of Guinea.
This is followed by an examination of the paradigm of Gulf of Guinea piracy, while the third section analyzes the evolution of the piracy from its pre-2005 low levels into a regional and global threat.
The use of private security may be less effective in the Gulf of Guinea because the pirates are more violent, said Jan Fritz Hansen, who chairs the piracy task force at the European Community Shipowners' Associations.
Finally, this article will assess whether these methods, which have been so successful off the Coast of Somalia can be exported to address the emerging piracy threat in the Gulf of Guinea and other piracy hotbeds around the world.
Piracy and kidnapping in the oil-producing Delta and offshore are common, and West Africa's oil-rich Gulf of Guinea is second only to the waters off Somalia for the risk of pirate attacks, which drives up shipping insurance costs.
Brazil's Campos Basin and Africa's Gulf of Guinea are two of the main three deepwater hydrocarbon basins in the world, alongside the Gulf of Mexico.
Summary: Morocco's Permanent Representative to the UN pushed, on Monday in New York, for a comprehensive approach in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, taking into account the root causes for the spread of this scourge.
Unlike their "colleagues" from the coast of Somalia and the Gulf of Aden, the pirates in the Gulf of Guinea stretching from Guinea to Angola on the West African coast hijack ships to steal cash and goods rather than to get ransom, experts say.
He said the deteriorating security situation in the seas off war-torn Somalia and the Gulf of Aden were a concern, as was the increasingly volatile situation in the Gulf of Guinea.
The incident was the latest in a string of attacks on ships in the Gulf of Guinea that experts say is threatening an emerging trade hub and growing source of oil, metals and agricultural products to world markets.
Gasol, with the assistance of Teekay Corp, had developed the concept of a Near-Shore LNG Production System (NSPS) with a view to applying this in Nigeria and elsewhere in the Gulf of Guinea.
Ghana has become the world's newest oil producer Wednesday, pumping crude for the first time from an offshore field worth billions of dollars in the Gulf of Guinea.
YARMOUTH'S major event of the year, the Betfair East Anglian Derby, kicks off next Wednesday, but anyone planning to make a trip there would be well advised not to use the GBGB website's interactive map for directions which would have us believe that the stadium has been cast adrift in the middle of the Gulf of Guinea, around 400 miles due south of Ghanaian capital Accra.
Lome has 737,751 citizens astride the Gulf of Guinea.
Shipping routes off the coasts of Eastern and Western Africa have become increasingly dangerous, with the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Guinea, and the coasts of Cameroon and Nigeria becoming the most risky.