Jakob Paaske Larsen
Head of Maritime Safety & Security
- (+45) 4436 6844
Watch a recording of the webinar held on 14 December.
BIMCO, with the support of the International Transportation Workers Federation (ITF), World Shipping Council (WSC), and the International Shipmanagers’ Association (InterManager) hosted a seminar to examine progress made so far and what remains to be accomplished to suppress piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
Moderated by Jon Huggins (maritime consultant to Stable Seas) a wide range of experts from regional stakeholders, seafarer groups and UN agencies gave their perspectives on the situation.
Speakers included the Liberian Maritime Commissioner Eugene Nagbe, the authors of the recent UNODC report on Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (Pirates of the Niger Delta, Between Blue and Brown Water), seafarers who have been recently affected by piracy, Mr. Jakob Brix Tange from Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Superintendent Raymond St. Ange from Seychelles Prison Service, and Préfet Maritime du Benin Mr. Maxime Ahoyo, and Rear-Admiral (Nigerian Navy) Agada, Co-Chair of GoG/MCF-SHADE.