Rolling On

According to the latest updated 2011 Reported Maritime Security Incidents – The MSR Rolling Total currently stands at:

•         373  total number of incidents as at 30 Jun 11

•         273 incidents of piracy or attempted piracy. *

•         37 incidents of piracy & hijack of vessels.

•         62 incidents of robbery at anchorages.

•         Total 88 incidents of robbery or attempted robbery at anchorages or berths.

•         3 Political incidents.

•         9 Acts of Terrorism.

*  This includes 10 incidents where the crew have locked themselves into a ‘citadel’ while the pirates were in board.  The pirates failed to gain control of the vessel and abandoned the vessel usually after doing some damage.

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