Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: How to deal with the problem

– – When it comes to maritime security, the west coast of Africa has been the subject of attention of the international community for a few years now. Nowhere in the world is the risk of pirate attacks as high as in the Gulf of Guinea. That is particularly problematic as the region is of big strategic importance in terms of transporting energy products. Despite the International Maritime Organization (IMO) raising concerns about the severity of the problem, coastal states have not been successful at eradicating piracy. West African countries…

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