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Maritime Security

Gambia turns to private sector for maritime protection patrols

Gambia maritime protectionGambia is negotiating deals with three private companies to crack down on rampant illegal fishing in its territorial waters, a senior official with the fisheries ministry said.

IMO working on African maritime security

IMO and African maritime securityThe international Maritime Organisation (IMO) has this month worked with Liberia to enhance maritime security and assisted Mauritania with port security training.

Libyan navy seizes tanker, smuggling suspected

Tanker seized by Libyan navyLibyan naval forces seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker and detained its mainly Filipino crew on suspicion of smuggling oil off the Abu Kammash area, a naval spokesman said.

Nigeria’s Homeland receives another Damen patrol vessel

A Damen FCS 3307.Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited has received another Damen 3307 patrol vessel, taking its fleet up to three. A fourth is currently under construction.

France seeks migrant summit

EU migrant summitGetting Europe’s migrant crisis under control will be the main focus of a summit of Europe’s ’big four’ continental powers hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, who invited three African nations to the talks in Paris.

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