Summary of Gulf of Guinea piracy events 2011-2015

Summary of Gulf of Guinea piracy events to 7/22/2015.

2011
Hijacked: 19
Boarding: 41
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 26
Kidnapping: 18
Total: 104

2012
Hijacked: 14
Boarding: 31
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 30
Kidnapping: 14
Total: 89

2013
Hijacked: 11
Boarding: 26
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 43
Kidnapping: 32
Total: 112

2014
Hijacked: 9
Boarding: 33
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 31
Kidnapping: 26
Total: 99

2015 (to 7/22)
Hijacked: 2
Boarding: 24
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 16
Kidnapping: 18
Total: 60

Source: Office of Naval Intelligence.

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