27 September 2011
Gulf of Guinea has been put in the same category of risk as Somalia
has this year seen a marked increase in the number of attacks in its waters. Gulf of Guinea
Last month, a group of London-based insurers rated part of its coast in the same high-risk category as
The International Maritime Bureau says there have so far been 19 attacks off
Benin 's coast this year.
According to the bureau, which monitors such attacks, none were recorded off the same coast in 2010.