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Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Bridging the Gulf – private sector moves to fill naval gaps

2nd March 2021 - 14:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas

Amid widespread cuts to defence budgets, West African countries see private sector as way to boost naval capacity in Gulf of Guinea.

Private maritime security companies are seeking to provide West African countries with naval platforms and personnel to protect key offshore infrastructure projects, as regional navies struggle to contend with the twin problems of budget constraints and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

While countries such as Nigeria still have ...

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