MARINE DISASTERS, 2013 (1)
Category Number of events Victims Insured losses ($ millions)
Freighters 2 0 $54
Passenger ships 16 1,079 20
Drilling platforms 3 1 453
Other maritime incidents 4 55 287
Total 25 231 $814

(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold for a maritime disaster is $19.3 million in insured losses or total losses of $96 million; or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 1/2014.