The design of the FCS 5009 is ideal for operations in the Gulf of Guinea
where sea conditions can vary from long, slow swells to a short chop.
We believe that with these two infrastructure developments, we will make a decisive step and turn Sao Tome and Principe into a hub in the Gulf of Guinea
," the prime minister asserts.
The shares of companies drilling or producing oil in West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
have fallen 60-90 per cent since last June.
The UN resolutions and the report of the assessment team called on regional states and institutions, as well as the international community, to respond, and a code of conduct for the repression of piracy was adopted by Gulf of Guinea
states in June 2013 at Yaounde, Cameroon, with wide international support.
However, IMB reported a sharp rise in activity in West Africa in 2012 with 58 incidents off the Gulf of Guinea
, which is the area where France has vital interests at stake.
Nigeria, Gabon, Ghana and other countries around the Gulf of Guinea
produce more than 3 million barrels of oil a day, or about one-third of Africa's output, according to data compiled by BP Plc.
EXPORTING SUCCESS TO OTHER PIRACY HOTBEDS SUCH AS THE GULF OF GUINEA
AND INDONESIA A.
The report added that the International Maritime Bureau had warned last week of a 'worrying surge' of attacks by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea
, which it says is now a greater hotspot for piracy than Somalia's coast.
The International Maritime Bureau warned earlier this week of a "worrying surge" of attacks by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea
But while piracy has been reduced on the east coast of Africa, it has picked up on the west coast, where 58 incidents were reported in the Gulf of Guinea
, including 37 involving guns.
Piracy off the Nigerian coast and elsewhere in the Gulf of Guinea
is on the rise.
Navy's Africa Partnership Station ship visits to Gulf of Guinea