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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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Piracy

Nigeria Launches Deep Blue Campaign to Stop Regional Piracy

''With the deployment of the assets of the Deep Blue Project, we are entering another level of national security designed for total spectrum maritime security and better domain awareness using some of the latest technology - Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh.

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Drug trafficking

Gulf of Guinea Pirates Kidnap Crew from Second Ghanaian Fishing Vessel

Security authorities in the region have been on alert for increased activity. MDAT-GOG, the security cooperative effort between the British Royal Navy and French Navy, warned on May 31 of the increased threat of piracy activity in the area near Ghana and Benin.

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Ocean Decade

Ghana hosts maiden edition of Ocean Literacy Quiz Competition

Students of Accra Girls Senior High School have been urged to consider careers in the maritime sector as there are enormous opportunities the sector offers are largely untapped.