Figure 3-1 International Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea

Figure 3-1 International Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea

Number of incidents

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Year Total
1997 252
1998 210
1999 309
2000 471
2001 370
2002 383
2003 452
2004 330
2005 266

Notes: Incidents include attempts and threatening actions.

Source: International Maritime Organization, Annual Report (various years), available at http://www.imo.org/home.asp, as of March 2006.