MARINE DISASTERS, 2016 (1)

 

Category Number of events Victims Insured losses ($ millions)
Passenger ships 19 1,530 $0
Drilling platforms 9 0 1,944
Tankers 5 66 98
Other maritime accidents 3 0 420
Total 36 1,596 $2,463
(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold for a maritime disaster is $19.9 million in insured losses or total losses of $99.0 million; or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless. Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 2/2017.