EU Naval Force - Somalia
Operation ATALANTA


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statistics updated 28/05/2021

since 2009

wfp vessels protected 1,598
tonnes of food/aid delivered by WFP 2,276,6373
  1. Plus an unknown number of unreported/unconfirmed dhows and smaller vessels.
  2. Estimated.
  3. Reported metric tonnes of food/aid delivered to Somali ports by World Food Programme shipping protected by EU NAVFOR.
  4. TOTAL ATTACK is the combined number of all attacks mounted by suspect pirates; those repelled/aborted and those leading to ships being in pirate hands and crews taken hostage.
  5. An action that renders a pirate group incapable of further pirate operation.

Latest piracy incidents

Date type of vessel approximate position of incident attack or suspicious event bmp pasc unknown pirated / safe
2020/12/04 Cargo Vessel Suspicious event safe
2020/12/04 Cargo Vessel Suspicious event safe
2020/12/04 Cargo Vessel Suspicious event safe
2019/05/13 Cargo Vessel Suspicious event safe
2019/04/23 Cargo Vessel Attack safe
1 2 3 4 5 ... 209

  • BMP: Best Management Practises
  • PASC: Private (armed) Security Company

Incident location of currently pirated vessels & hostages

number on map vessel flag pirated crew

Hostages without a vessel1

crew from vessel
total hostages held = 0 total no. of vessels = 0
  1. Vessel believed to be aground/abandoned

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