1 2016 Annual IMB Piracy Report Infographics

More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its annual piracy report released Tuesday.

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre is the world’s only independent 24-hour manned center for receive reports of pirate attacks from around the world.