West Africa is world’s worst hot spot for pirate attacks, IMB reports
Of the 75 seafarers taken hostage on board or kidnapped for ransom worldwide so far this year, 62 were captured in the Gulf of Guinea — off the coasts of Nigeria, Guinea, Togo, Benin and Cameroon
In the first half of 2019, 92% of hostage-takings took place in the Gulf of Guinea
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