Exploratory phase of the project to combat piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Gulf of Guinea. Phase II – Identification of CRIMGO

"The main objective of the Gulf of Guinea project is to support measures to improve maritime security, with special attention to piracy and armed robbery perpetrated against ships in selected countries in the Gulf of Guinea, with the support of experts from the Member States of the EU. In the long term, the project aims to contribute to the improvement of maritime governance.

The purpose of this task is to implement the necessary support measures for the respective governments to develop regional cooperation between the different Coast Guards and Maritime Control Forces, as well as the application of the law. The objective is to guarantee maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea (Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Togo, Benin, São Tomé and Príncipe, Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of the Congo)

The specific objective of this project is to provide technical elements and recommendations for effective and efficient support in the target countries. This will promote activities that will be carried out using EU cooperation instruments, through technical assistance and funding, promoting coordination among the parties involved in the Region, the IMO, other donors and other interested parties.”


  • Project data

  • Countries

    Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Nigeria.

  • Sector

    Security and Fight Against Organised Crime

  • Total budget

    399.880,00 €

  • Financer

    Security and Fight Against Organised Crime

  • Collaborating Spanish institution

    Cuartel General de la Armada

  • Date

    Start - Security and Fight Against Organised Crime
    End - Security and Fight Against Organised Crime

  • Partners