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2015 Total Losses in all regions and Top 10 regions 2015 and 2006-2015

Total losses by region over the period from 2006-2015 shows that the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines and Red Sea regions saw the largest increases in total loss. For just the year 2015, the East Mediterranean and Black Sea region saw the most shipping casualties (incidents) for the past four years in a row. However, over the period from 2006-2015, the British Isles, North Sea, English Channel, Bay of Biscay region was the location of the most shipping casualties. Together, with the East Mediterranean and Black Sea region it accounted for a third of all incidents over that period.

2015 Total Losses in all regions

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The South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines and Red Sea regions saw the largest increase in total losses year-on-year (up 3). The Japan, Korea and North China region saw losses decline for the second successive year (down 4). There were 2 losses in the Russian Arctic and Bering Sea region during 2015 and 1 in the Canadian Arctic and Alaska region.

All Casualties including Total Losses – Top 10 regions: 2015

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2015: The East Mediterranean and Black Sea region has been the location of the most shipping casualties (incidents) for the past four years in a row. Machinery damage (973) is the most common cause of shipping incidents around the globe, accounting for 36% of casualties. Wrecked/stranded ranks second (359) with collision (348) third.

All Casualties including Total Losses – Top 10 regions: 2006 to 2015

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2006-2015: The British Isles, N.Sea, Eng. Channel, Bay of Biscay region has been the location of the most shipping casualties over the past decade with 17% of all incidents. Together, with the East Mediterranean and Black Sea region it accounts for a third of all incidents. Machinery damage (7,820) is the top cause of casualty, accounting for 31% of incidents. Collision ranks second (3,961) with wrecked/stranded (3,930) third.