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ARC Weekly Report – 27th March 2019

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ARC Weekly Report 27.3.19

The Weekly Report covers West Africa maritime security incidents, recent trends in maritime security in West Africa, Niger Delta militancy and ongoing issues in West Africa that affect shipping.

Another kidnap incident in Nigerian waters but a relatively quiet week in terms of community conflict and Niger Delta groups.

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ARC Weekly Report – 20th March 2019

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ARC Weekly Report 20.3.19

The Weekly Report covers West Africa maritime security incidents, recent trends in maritime security in West Africa, Niger Delta militancy and ongoing issues in West Africa that affect shipping.

Some serious questions raised following the MV E Francis incident on 9th March 2019, but a quiet week for maritime security and piracy in West Africa, as well as ongoing criminal and cult activity in the Niger Delta area. Also significant announcements in the oil and gas extractive sectors in West Africa.

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ARC Weekly Report – 13th March 2019

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ARC Weekly Report 13.3.19

The Weekly Report covers West Africa maritime security incidents, recent trends in maritime security in West Africa, Niger Delta militancy and ongoing issues in West Africa that affect shipping.

Of particular interest this last week:

  • The attack on the dive support vessel on 9th March which resulted in 1 Navy rating dead, 7 pirates dead, and 5 persons kidnapped, despite the presence of an armed escort vessel. CSOs and those responsible for security on board merchant vessels should take note of the failings that lead to this outcome.
  • Events surrounding the governorship elections.
  • Lomé, Togo is now the busiest port in the Gulf of Guinea, overtaking Lagos in container volume.

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