ISS Seminar : “Cyber attacks: new frontier in Africa’s maritime security”

Institute for Security Studies (ISS) organise a seminar on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 , under the theme “Cyber attacks: new frontier in Africa’s maritime security “ This seminar will discuss the nexus between maritime and cyber security and implications for Africa. Speakers will consider the nature and scope of maritime cyber security threats and what […]

Maritime security training for Gabon

Gabon is the latest IMO Member State to receive tailor-made, virtual maritime security training from IMO experts (2-3 November). Gabon officials received a recap of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and the specific role of the Designated Authority (DA) – a specified organization responsible for maritime security that is nominated by […]

Webinar : Gulf of Guinea situation update

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Risk Intelligence is hosting a webinar entitled “ Gulf of Guinea situation update ”. Hosted by Jim Pascoe, this webinar will feature Dr Dirk Siebels, Senior analyst and responsible for analysis on countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Dirk Siebels will be updating us on the wider Gulf of Guinea situation […]


The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) welcomes Cameroon this month as the 53rd National WISTA Association (NWA). Cameroon joins Angola, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa and as the 6th NWA in Africa as WISTA continues to expand on the continent. “We’re very excited to welcome Cameroon to WISTA,” said WISTA International President […]

Webinar : Libya Ports and Terminals update

Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Risk Intelligence is hosting a webinar entitled “Libya Ports and Terminals update”. Hosted by Jim Pascoe, this webinar will feature Kais Makhlouf, Risk Intelligence Analyst. The objective of this webinar is to provide an update on maritime trading conditions in Libya, with a focus on the conflict shifting back into […]

Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC)

The Gulf of Guinea Commission is an international body, was established by the Treaty signed in Libreville, Gabon, on 3 July 2001, comprising Angola, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe. The Commission shall constitute a framework of consultation among the countries of the Gulf of Guinea for cooperation and development, as […]

International Association for the Law of the Sea (AssIDMer)

The International Association for the Law of the Sea (AssIDMer) was established in 2001, with a view to promote research activities on issues relating to the law of the sea. It was created by academics, civil servants and legal practitioners. The idea of creating an association composed of legal experts and centred on the law […]

Confédération Africaine des Organisations de Pêche Artisanale (CAOPA)

The Confédération Africaine des Organisations de Pêche Artisanale (CAOPA), headquartered in Senegal, is a confederation of professional organizations (women and men) in the artisanal maritime and continental fisheries of Africa. Created in 2010 in Banjul following annual meetings since 2000, its officially recognized in 2013 by the Senegalese Government by Order No. 010046 of 01.07.2013 […]

African Shipping Lines Association (AAA)

African Shipping Lines Association (AAA) is a specialized body of the Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOOWCA). She succeeded the Association of African Shipping Companies (ACNMA). AAA was set up in Abidjan following resolution 188/11/01; at the meeting of MOWCA Ministers held from 16 to 18 October 2001. The chairmanship of the association […]

Union of Port Administrations of Northern Africa (UAPNA)

The Union of Port Authorities of Northern Africa (UAPNA), is a grouping of exchanges and reflections on the port sector, of the region of North Africa. Its member countries: Mauritania, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Sudan and Morocco are represented by their port authorities. The UAPNA was established in 1974 in Alexandria, Egypt, following the Conference […]