Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea – important contact numbers.

News & Insights 7 March 2013


Incidents of hijacking, attacks and attempted boardings in the Gulf of Guinea continue to remain very high.

Incidents of hijacking, attacks and attempted boardings in the Gulf of Guinea continue to remain very high.

The Nigerian Navy has provided the following emergency contact details for use in case of an attack in Nigerian waters:

  • Joint Task Force (Op PULO SHIELD) (covering the Niger Delta area): Telephone +234 (0)802 3639153 or +234 (0)703 9783346, email hqjtfoppuloshield@yahoo.com;
  • Naval Headquarters Operations Room: +234 (0)813 8799220; and
  • Department of State Security: +234 (0)813 2222106 or +234 (0)813 2222105.

Members will be kept informed of any further developments.

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