Gulf of Guinea pirates’ change of tactics is ‘alarming’
The rash of sophisticated, international pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea in the first-half of 2018 may signal the start of a more serious threat in the region, according to the Danish government. There is also potential for the Yemen conflict to breed pirate or terrorist threats in the Horn of Africa, says the government
The majority of reported attacks took place in Nigeria in 2017, but several attacks in neighbouring countries’ waters in 2018 is a cause of alarm
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