Nigeria shipwrecks: Gulf of Guinea remains high risk

Operators say the shipping routes, which are littered with wrecks, pose a problem for sailors and regional economies.


    The Gulf of Guinea is one of the most dangerous waterways in the world.

    But risks of piracy and kidnapping are no longer the only problems mariners face.

    Now there is an increasing number of sunken and abandoned ships obstructing traffic in the region.


    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Lagos, Nigeria, on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea.


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