GI WACAF and IMO Focal Points

The GI WACAF Project relies on a network of Focal Points from national governments and member companies to ensure the effective implementation of the Work Plan, in close collaboration with International Maritime Organization focal points.

CountriesGovernment Focal Points (Click for contact details)
AngolaAngola
Manuel Augusto Xavier (GI WACAF)
TitleHSE National Director
OrganizationMinistry of Petroleum
E-mail addressmanuel.x.xavier16@gmail.com
Victor Alexandre De Carvalho (IMO)
TitleNational Director of Merchant Marine and Ports
OrganizationInstituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola
E-mail addressbenazcarvalho@hotmail.com
BeninBenin
Germain Jessugnon Ahissou (GI WACAF)
TitleHead of Maritime Safety Division
OrganizationDirectorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressahissfils2000@yahoo.fr
Kouton Désiré Moulero (IMO)
TitleDirector of Merchant Navy
OrganizationDirectorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressmoulero9@yahoo.fr
Cabo VerdeCabo Verde
Joao Rosario Lopes (GI WACAF)
TitleNational Focal Point for oil pollution response and cooperation
OrganizationMaritime and Port Agency
E-mail addressrosarlopes@hotmail.com
Antonio Duarte Monteiro (IMO)
TitleHarbour Master
OrganizationAgência Marítima e Portuária (Maritime and Ports Agency)
E-mail addressinfo@amp.cv
CameroonCameroon
Samuel Roger Minkeng (GI WACAF)
TitlePermanent Secretary of the Pipeline Steering and Monitoring Committee
OrganizationNational Hydrocarbons Corporation
E-mail addresssamuel.minkeng@yahoo.fr
Henri Joël Bothe Bebeya (IMO)
TitleDirector of Maritime Affairs and Inland Waterways
OrganizationMinistry of Transports
E-mail addresshenrijoelbothe@yahoo.fr
CongoCongo
Medard Ngobo (GI WACAF)
TitleNational coordinator of the NOSCP
OrganizationMinistry of State – Ministry of Maritime Transport and the Civil aviation and the Merchant navy
E-mail addressmedardngobo@gmail.com
Ms Colette Gandou (IMO)
TitleDirector of Merchant Navy
OrganizationMinistry of State – Ministry of Maritime Transport and the Civil aviation and the Merchant navy
E-mail addressmadamegandou@yahoo.fr
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'Ivoire
Colonel Martin Niagne Dibi (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector
OrganizationIvorian Anti-Pollution Centre (Centre Ivoirien Anti-Pollution – CIAPOL)
E-mail addressdibmartino@yahoo.fr
Colonel Koffi Bertin Tano (IMO)
TitleGeneral Director
OrganizationMinistry of Transports – Direction of port and maritime affairs
E-mail addresstkoffibertin@yahoo.fr
Democratic Republic of CongoDemocratic Republic of Congo
Louis Lungu Malutshi (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector of water resources
OrganizationMinistry of the Environment and Sustainable Development
E-mail addresslungumalutshi@gmail.com
Baoyi Laurent Boyombe (IMO)
TitleDirector of Merchant Navy and Inland Waterways
OrganizationMinistry of Transports and Traffic routes
E-mail addresslabaoyi@gmail.com
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea
Simon Osa Adugu (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector General de Aguas Y Costas (Director General of Waters and Shorelines)
OrganizationMinisterio de Pesca y Medio Ambiente (Ministry of Fisheries and Environment)
E-mail addressosa2adugu@yahoo.es
Pedro Mensuy Asumu (IMO)
TitleGeneral Director
OrganizationMinistry of Transports and Posts – Directorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressmensuyasumu@yahoo.com
GabonGabon
Yannick Sonnet Ongwonwou (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector General of the Environment
OrganizationMinistry of Environmental protection and Protection of the Sea and Forests
E-mail addressysodgepn@gmail.com
Ruben Ndzibe (IMO)
TitleDirector General
OrganizationMerchant Navy Direction
E-mail addressdgmmgabon803@gmail.com
GhanaGhana
Kojo Agbenor-Efunam (GI WACAF)
TitleDeputy Director – Oil and Gas
OrganizationEnvironmental Protection Agency
E-mail addresskojo.efunam@gmail.com
Kwame Owusu (IMO)
TitleDirector-General
OrganizationGhana Maritime Authority
E-mail addressinfo@ghanamaritime.org
GuineaGuinea
Ibrahima N’gaye Camara (GI WACAF)
TitleHead of the marine and maritime environment division
OrganizationMinistry of the Environment, waters and forests
E-mail addressibrogaye@yahoo.fr
Mamadou Mondjitaba Sow (IMO)
TitleHead of pollution and dangerous goods division
OrganizationMinistry of transports – Direction of merchant navy
E-mail addressmoudjitabatmci@yahoo.fr
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
Octavio Cabral (GI WACAF)
TitleGI WACAF Focal Point
OrganizationDirectorate General of Environment
E-mail addressoctavio_cabral@yahoo.com.br
Rui Antonio Da Silva (IMO)
TitleIMO Focal Point
OrganizationMinistry of Transports – Maritime and Ports Institute
E-mail addressruimirna@gmail.com
LiberiaLiberia
Daniel Tarr (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector
OrganizationMarine Environment Protection, Liberia Maritime Authority
E-mail addressditar2003@yahoo.com
Charles A. Gono (IMO)
TitleDeputy Commissioner for Vessels Registration & Safety
OrganizationLiberia Maritime Authority
E-mail addressgblolay@yahoo.com
MauritaniaMauritania
El Vadil Sidatty Ahmed Louly (GI WACAF / IMO)
TitleDirector
OrganizationMerchant Navy
E-mail addressvsidaty69@yahoo.fr
NamibiaNamibia
Pinehas Auene (GI WACAF)
TitleDeputy Director Marine Pollution Prevention and SAR
OrganizationDirectorate of Maritime Affairs
E-mail addresspauene@mwtc.gov.na
Willem Goeiemann (IMO)
TitlePermanent Secretary
OrganizationMinistry of works and transports
E-mail addresspssecretary@mwtc.gov.na
NigeriaNigeria
Benjamin O. Akindele (GI WACAF)
TitleActing Director of the Department in charge of Oil Field Assessment
OrganizationNational Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency
E-mail addressbunmiakindele2000@gmail.com
Mrs Sussana N. Asagwara (IMO)
TitleDirector, Marine Environment Management
OrganizationFederal ministry of transportation – Nigerian maritime administration and safety agency (NIMASA)
E-mail addresssnasagwara@hotmail.com
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe
Manuel Rosario (GI WACAF)
TitleTechnical assistant
OrganizationDirectorate General of Environment
E-mail addressmanrosario2000@yahoo.com.br
Jorge Coelho (IMO)
Title
OrganizationMinisterio das Infrastructuras, Rec. Natural e Ambiente
E-mail addressjorge@coelhoz.org
SenegalSenegal
Diodj Sene (GI WACAF)
TitleHASSMAR Delegate, Northern Maritime Area
OrganizationHigh Authority in charge of Coordination and Maritime security, Maritime safety and Protection of Marine environment
E-mail addressdiodj.sene@hassmar.gouv.sn
Yerim Thioub (IMO)
TitleGeneral Director
OrganizationMaritime Affairs National Agency, Ministry of Fishing and Maritime economy
E-mail addressyerim114@yahoo.fr
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone
Ronald N. Moore (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector,
OrganizationShipping & Marine Environment Protection Department, Maritime Administration, Ministry of Transport and Aviation
E-mail addressrnmoore01@yahoo.com
Alhaji Wurroh Jalloh (IMO)
TitleExecutive Director
OrganizationMaritime Administration, Ministry of Transport and Aviation
E-mail addressalhajiwurroh@yahoo.com
South AfricaSouth Africa
Metse Ralephenya (GI WACAF / IMO)
TitleDirector: Maritime Safety, Security & Environment
OrganizationDepartment of Transport
E-mail addressralephem@dot.gov.za
The GambiaThe Gambia
Mr Sanna Dahaba (GI WACAF)
TitleExecutive Director
OrganizationOffice of the President – National Disaster Management Agency
E-mail addresssannabairo@googlemail.com
Mr. Moustapher Landing Marong (IMO)
TitleCEO
OrganizationGambia Maritime Administration
E-mail addressmlmarong@gambiamaritime.org
TogoTogo
Abdel-Ganiou Soulemane (GI WACAF)
TitleWater and Environment Management Engineer
OrganizationDirectorate for Environment
E-mail addresssoule001@yahoo.fr
Alfa Lebgaza (IMO)
TitleHead of maritime affairs
OrganizationMinistry of Transports and Infrastructures
E-mail addressdam_togo@yahoo.fr