Pirate attacks are a real issue, especially in certain parts of the world. Did you know there were 206 reported attacks in 2013? While the most highly-infested pirate waters are located in Indonesia and Somalia, many of times their impact hits us close to home; as we quickly learned with the story of Captain Phillips.
Pirate Attacks In The 21st Century
This infographic outlines the amount of attacks by groups of pirates around the globe and includes the characteristics of Somali piracy and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. Ships are at risk in these area, and the crews onboard these large ships have been forced to fend off invasions from pirates or fall victim to these dangerous groups.