Posts Tagged ‘maritime security’

Maritime trade security challenges and solutions in West Africa

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West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea presents a number of security challenges, as Dr. Kamal Deem Ali recently explained at the UK Security Expo. Captain of the Ghanaian Navy and long-time member of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security, Dr. Ali raised the question of how we can secure the seas from Nigeria, to Cote…

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Looking ahead and astern at maritime security risks

Looking ahead and astern at maritime security risks

When it comes to maritime security, there can all too often be a tendency to look backwards without anticipating ahead. Collecting and collating data is all well and good, but fixating on it can perhaps lead to something of a shock when attacks flare up. Steven Jones, Maritime Correspondent at Security News Desk, discusses.

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Insight: the enabler of maritime security decision making

Insight: the enabler of maritime security decision making

Insight: the enabler of maritime security decision making – David Reindorp, a faculty member at the Global Institute of Cyber, Intelligence & Security (GICIS), and Executive Director of Opportuna: Insight Consulting Over the past five years, the concept and practice of maritime security has emerged into the mainstream of political thinking and industry practice. So much…

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Transec Expo addresses threats to global maritime security

Transec Expo addresses threats to global maritime security

Transec Expo addresses threats to global maritime security With 90 percent of the world’s trade being carried by sea, maritime security is a paramount issue. According to a recent report from NYA International, at least 53 seafarers have already been taken hostage this year in piracy attacks off the coast of West Africa; conflicts in…

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