MOWCA and Gulf of Guinea fight piracy

Luanda – A cooperation agreement to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea was signed today in Luanda between the Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa and the Gulf of Guinea Commission.

For the MOWCA signed the agreement its Secretary General, Alain Michel Luvambano, while the Gulf of Guinea Commission signed its Executive Secretary, Florentina Adenike Ukonga.

The aforementioned pact was signed during the “2nd Reflection Seminar on the Empowerment of Merchant Marines” of the Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) of the Space, which is being held today in Luanda.

With the signing of this agreement, conditions for combating piracy, armed robbery and everything that endangers the Gulf of Guinea area are created, according to Alain Michel Luvambano.

According to the Secretary-General, who spoke to the press, the signing of the cooperation agreement comes in response to the recommendation made at the 14th General Assembly of MOWCA held in 2011, in which the subregional bodies were requested to cooperate to protect the coast from Mauritania to Angola.

Source: Angola Press News Agency