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The majority of pirate attacks happen in Nigeria and Indonesia

The first half of 2019 brought 78 pirate attacks on vessels. 32 of these happened in the waters off the coasts of Nigeria and Indonesia, shows the latest IMB report.

The picture shows a Panama-registered vessel, which was attacked by pirates in 2016. Photo: Sunday Alamba / AP / Ritzau Scanpix

The majority of pirate attacks in 2019 so far happened in the waters off the coasts of Nigeria and Indonesia.

The latest report form the International Maritime Bureau shows that the two countries combined experienced 32 cases of piracy from January to June.

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