Welcome to Gulf of Guinea Maritime Institute - GoGMI

GoGMI is a non-profit organization incorporated in Ghana. It constitutes a ‘think-tank’ for maritime strategic thinkers, practitioners and allies to interact, share ideas and research into strategic maritime affairs affecting the Gulf of Guinea Region. The Institute’s core business is strategic maritime research, consultancy and advocacy in the areas of safety, security and environment in the Ghanaian and the Gulf of Guinea Maritime space at large. The main objective of GoGMI is to produce recognized research and provide solutions from an indigenous perspective, thereby addressing the current imbalance in the Region’s maritime studies, where local opinion and interests are under-represented.

LATEST NEWS IN THE GoG REGION

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Develop safety policies for challenges in maritime domain- Minister urges GMA, GSA boards

The Minister of Transport,Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has charged the Ghana Maritime Authority and the Ghana Shippers’ Authority to collaborate and spearhead the development of new policies capable of resolving the safety issues on the country’s maritime domain

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GoG: Jamoh Emphasises Synergy as Key to Successful Fight Against Maritime Crimes

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has restated the need for enhanced stakeholder collaboration in tackling maritime security challenges in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea...Read More|

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Gulf of Guinea loses $794m to piracy –NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the Gulf of Guinea region lost a staggering $793.7 million to piracy and other maritime crimes in 2016...Read More|

LATEST MARITIME NEWS 

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US Aircraft Carrier Commander Asserts Freedom to Navigate the South China Sea

The commander of a U.S. aircraft carrier deployed in the South China Sea has told RFA it aims to ensure the "freedom of all nations to navigate in international waters" -- a mission that saw it pass just 50 nautical miles from a Chinese survey ship....

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Bolloré Logistics Successfully Shipping Six Self-Lifting Barges from China to West Africa

To avoid costly vertical lifting using a floating crane, Bolloré Logistics decided to move the barges horizontally using the Self-Propelled Modular Trailers (SPMT) hydraulic system. The jack-up barges rested on elephant legs 1.8 m high. The teams had to lower these heavy lifts from 1.8 meters to 1 meter to transfer from the FIPE jetty to the barge.

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Installation of Innovative Floating Wind Turbine Foundation - TetraSparon Global Maritime Distress and Safety Services

Offshore vessel operator and installation services firm Bourbon Subsea Services has recently completed the installation of the 3.6 MW TetraSpar floating wind turbine prototype at a test site in Norway.

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GoGMI IMSWG Meeting Reports

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IMSWG, housed by the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Institute, constitutes a working group of maritime experts and practitioners that spans across industries, academia, national, regional & international institutions and organizations.

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME

SECURITY WORKING GROUP

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