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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.

 
MARINE DISASTERS, 2010 (1)
Category Number Victims Insured losses ($ millions)
Passenger ships 22 1,058 $27
Drilling platforms 2 11 1,235
Other maritime accidents 3 123 NA
Total 27 1,192 $1,262

(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold is $17.4 million in insured losses or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless.

NA = Not applicable.

Source: Swiss Re.

 
MARINE DISASTERS, 2011 (1)
Category Number Victims Insured losses ($ millions)
Freighters 2 22 $67
Passenger ships 29 1,873 NA
Tankers 1 NA 125
Drilling platforms 6 53 1,641
Other maritime accidents 1 38 NA
Total 39 1,986 $1,833

(1) Based on events classified by Swiss RE as a catastrophe. The threshold is $17.4 million in insured losses or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless.

NA=Not applicable.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 2/2012.

 
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.

 
MARINE DISASTERS, 2015 (1)
Category Number of events Victims Insured losses ($ millions)
Drilling platforms 5 45 $1,553
Passenger ships 20 2,259 65
Freighters 2 19 62
Other maritime accidents 4 164 0
Total 31 2,487 $1,679

(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold for a maritime disaster is $19.7 million in insured losses or total losses of $97.7 million; or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 1/2016.