Piracy and armed robbery incidents during 2012 13.06.2012

Please see figures for piracy and armed robberyincidents as reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre in 2012.

Worldwide Incidents: updated on 7 June 2012

Total Attacks Worldwide:        157
Total Hijackings Worldwide:    18


Incidents Reported for Somalia:
Total Incidents: 61
Total Hijackings:12
Total Hostages: 188


Current vessels held by Somali pirates: 
Vessels: 12 Hostages: 178


The map below shows all the piracy and armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2012. If exact coordinates are not provided, estimated positions are shown based on information provided.


For more information visit the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre