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Saturday, June 25, 2016

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Gulf of Guinea reporting – new industry guidelines released

There are significant changes to the reporting mechanism for vessels operating in the Gulf of Guinea area, with the closure of the MTISC-GoG and the opening of the Marine Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea service (MDAT-GoG). The new France/UK mechanism commenced operations at 0800 GMT on 20th June 2016. MDAT-GoG will be operated by the navies of both France and the UK from their centr...... Login to view this article

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Update on MTISC-GoG centre closure

Following from last week’s announcement that the MTISC-GoG centre will close, further details of the new system and the announcement by the French and UK navies can be seen below. An announcement by OCIMF on 5 June, stated that: “MTISC-GoG will close following the successful conclusion of the Pilot Project before the end of June 2016. “Over the past months, together with key stakeholders, OCIMF...... Login to view this article


Exclusive Members and Associate Members reception at Posidonia

Described by one guest as ‘the first class lounge of receptions’, the exclusive event high over Athens, in the Hilton’s spectacular Galaxy Room and Terrace, provided INTERTANKO Members and Associate Members with a bit of respite from the throng of Posidonia events. Relaxing and networking with fellow INTERTANKO supporters with a glass of something and a bite to eat, the event became a crossing...... Login to view this article

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Security update: Gulf of Guinea reporting

At the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meeting in Lisbon on 6 June, the Governments of France and the United Kingdom announced their intent to offer a new contribution to the maritime information network in the Gulf of Guinea. This will support the Yaoundé process and will be in place by the end of June. The MTISC-GOG will close in Accra but its mission and network will survive by supporting...... Login to view this article


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