This report is the fifth in a series by Oceans Beyond Piracy with support from OEF Research.These reports annually seek to assess the cost of maritime piracy - both economic and human - to the international community. Somali piracy off the Horn of Africa is one area of focus; following is piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. New this year is an analysis of the human cost of piracy in Southeast Asia.
Oceans Beyond Piracy, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation, launched its fifth annual report to detail the human and economic costs of maritime piracy. This year's report looks at costs incurred as a result of piracy that occurred in 2014 in the Western Indian Ocean Region, the Gulf of Guinea, and - for the first time - Southeast Asia.