Places where they can attack pirates
• Places where pirates may attack
For most people, the pirates have remained heroes movies and medieval romances. But the crimes of the seas continue to occur frequently around the world. Only in 2015, the damage from the attacks of pirates exceeded a billion dollars. Thousands of people were attacked, hundreds became hostages and were sold for a huge ransom. To help navies participating in the protection of private jet, the international company has developed ESRI ArcGIS technology that can predict a possible pirate attack on the basis of statistical calculations. According to the ESRI data in these places the probability of encountering pirates is very high.
Attacks for the year: 14
Malaysian soldiers are patrolling the waters in the fast modern boats. They are well-armed and well-prepared, but, nevertheless, can not prevent all attacks of pirates - which, incidentally, are to take prey on the old motorboats.
Yellow North Sea
Attacks for the year: 16
South Korea had to hold a special unit to deal with the local pirates. These Marines have even own a floating base, which performs the role of a modernized battleship.
Attacks for the year: 22
Before US and Iranian forces have worked together in this sector. Constant patrols conducted missile destroyer USS Kidd, who took part in the famous release of the fishing vessel - pirates seized it in 2012.
Attacks for the year: 24
Here are regularly held joint exercises Indonesian Navy and the US Navy, but the pirates are not going to leave these rich prey seas. Just last year, was seized 24 vessels.
Bay of Bengal
Attacks for the year: 30
Bay of Bengal water teeming with sharks and pirates - as if you were in a novel by Robert Stevenson. Treasures, unfortunately, there is not enough, but the chance to meet a boarding party is very high.
Attacks for the year: 36
Two years ago, April 23, 2014, brazen pirates have hijacked an oil tanker directly from the territory of Port Klang, near Kuala Lumpur, the capital. Marine Police repelled the ship, but failed to rescue the ten crewmen.
Attacks for the year: 38
And, of course, will not leave the Pirates of the Caribbean. Before you - Photo from the private archive, made a few hours before the attack on that same cruise liner.
Attacks for the year: 60
Through the Singapore Strait are several trade routes, and are accustomed to use than the pirates. Numerous gang perceive all of the local court of his legitimate prey and willing to engage in battle with armed Marines.
South China Sea
Attacks for the year: 62
Last year, the combined forces of the Philippine Coast Guard and the US Navy anti-terrorist group came together to beat cargo ship captured by pirates near Manila. In total, over the past year have been attacked more than 60 ships, about half have not found until now.
Gulf of Guinea
Attacks for the year: 116
And the leader of our sad list of acts the Gulf of Guinea. Pirates here feel at home - this business has been half of the adult population of Nigeria.