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
M. Olivio Jacinto (IMO)
TitleNational Director of Merchant Marine and Ports
OrganizationInstituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola
E-mail addressolivio.jacinto@angola.org.uk; oliviojacinto@hotmail.com
BeninBenin
Fabrice Metonwaho (GI WACAF)
TitleHead of pollution prevention and protection of the marine environment division
OrganizationDirectorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressmetonwaho@yahoo.fr
Kouton Désiré Moulero (IMO)
TitleDirector of Merchant Navy
OrganizationDirectorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressmoulero9@yahoo.fr dirmarc@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
Mrs Joana Helena Carvalho (IMO)
TitleDirector General
OrganizationAgência Marítima e Portuária (Maritime and Ports Agency)
E-mail addressjoana.h.carvalho@imp.cv info@imp.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)
TitleHead of the marine environment division
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 addresssimon.osa@gob.gq
Pedro Mensuy Asumu (IMO)
TitleGeneral Director
OrganizationMinistry of Transports and Posts – Directorate of Merchant Navy
E-mail addressmensuyasumu@yahoo.com
GabonGabon
Ange Simplice Bounkinda (GI WACAF)
TitleDeputy Director General of the Environment
OrganizationMinistry of Environmental protection and Protection of the Sea and Forests
E-mail addressboualix2005@yahoo.fr
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
Mr. Thomas Kofi Alonsi (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
M. Cello DIALLOU (IMO)
TitleHead of national Merchant navy
OrganizationMinistry of transports – Direction of merchant navy
E-mail addresscellou_diallo57@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
Moctar Tolba (GI WACAF / IMO)
TitleDirector
OrganizationMerchant Navy
E-mail address tolbamoctar@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
Idris O. Musa (GI WACAF)
TitleDirector-General/ Chief Executive of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
OrganizationNational Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency
E-mail addressIdris.musa@nosdra.gov.ng
Dr. Dakuku Peterside (IMO)
TitleCEO
OrganizationFederal ministry of transportation – Nigerian maritime administration and safety agency (NIMASA)
E-mail addressdakuku3@yahoo.com
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe
Manuel Rosario (GI WACAF)
TitleTechnical assistant
OrganizationDirectorate General of Environment
E-mail addressmanrosario2000@yahoo.com.br
Monsieur Aleris Mendes (IMO)
TitleGeneral director
Organization Institute of Maritime and Ports Administration (IMAP-STP)
E-mail addressalerismendes@gmail.com
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
M. Massamba Achille Gueye (IMO)
TitleGeneral Director
OrganizationMaritime Affairs National Agency, Ministry of Fishing and Maritime economy
E-mail addressachillegueye@hotmail.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
Mr. Ken Sondai (IMO)
TitleExecutive Director
OrganizationMaritime Administration, Ministry of Transport and Aviation
E-mail addresskps222001@yahoo.com slmaoffice@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. Moustapha 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
Matchonnawè BAKAI (IMO)
TitleHead of maritime affairs
OrganizationMinistry of Transports and Infrastructures
E-mail addressdam_togo@yahoo.fr