West African piracy to double next year?




What to do about the troubling rise in piracy off the West African coast in the Gulf of Guinea? While East Africa’s piracy problem – most notably in Somalia – has been addressed after years of conflict and unrest, the seas off the coast of Nigeria, Togo, Ghana and neighbouring countries are presenting a new challenge for counter-piracy operators. With piracy off the West African coast set to double next year, James Fisher, chief executive of Paramount Naval Systems, said, "...
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