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Statistics Updated on: Sep 22, 2022

Since 2009

Vessels Held *
2, 628
Hostages Held **
WFP Vessels Protected
AMISOM Vessels Protected
Tonnes of Food/Aid Delivered***
12, 718
Kilos of Narcotics Impounded
Pirates Transferred to Competent Authorities

Events statistics

Events Statistics
Deployed Units Maneuvers and Operation Statistics

Latest Piracy Incidents

Date Sort descending Vessel Type Approximate Position of Incident Event BMP * PASC ** Unknown Pirated/Safe
TUG Attack X Pirated
Ro Ro Attack X Pirated
Bulk Carrier Attack X Pirated
Cargo Vessel Attack X Pirated
Cargo Vessel Attack X Pirated
Chemical Tanker Attack X Pirated
Chemical Tanker Attack X Pirated
Fishing Vessel Attack X Pirated
Chemical Tanker Attack X Pirated
Bulk Carrier Attack X Pirated


View on Map Date Sort descending Vessel Type Vessel Flag Event Crew
13.900000, 49.650000 TUG MASINDRA 7 Malaysia Attack 11
13.333333, 47.950000 Cargo Vessel BOSPHORUS PRODIGY Antigua & Barbuda Attack 11
13.916667, 47.966667 Cargo Vessel BLUE STAR St Kitts & Nevis Attack 28
13.116667, 47.450000 Tanker SEA PRINCESS II Panama Attack 19
14.016667, 49.683333 Gas Tanker LONGCHAMP Bahamas Attack 13
12.566667, 47.016667 Cargo Vessel SALDANHA Malta Attack 22
12.600000, 47.383333 Cargo Vessel TITAN St Vincent & Grenadines Attack 24
1.716667, 53.683333 Chemical Tanker NIPAYIA Panama Attack 19
-2.450000, 48.200000 Chemical Tanker BOW ASIR Bahamas Attack 27
-2.666667, 48.050000 Container HANSA STAVANGER Germany Attack 24

Hostages without a Vessel *

Date Sort descending Location Crew Number Vessel Type Vessel Flag
Horn of Africa 6 Cargo Vessel MV LEOPARD Denmark
Somali Basin 7 Oil Tanker ASPHALT VENTURE Panama
Arabian Sea 4 Fishing Vessel FV PRANTALAY 12 Thailand
Somali Basin 15 Container MV ALBEDO Malaysia
Somali Basin 11 Container MV ALBEDO Malaysia