2020 Amver Business Report

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  • 129 Amver Cases Reported

  • 45 Survivors Rescued

  • 23 Lives Assisted

  • Peak number of ships on plot: 7,659. Daily average plot: 7,008.

  • Amver award recipients total 7,750 ships.

  • 90 ships from 22 countries were diverted.

  • 26 ships either saved or assisted lives at sea.
Cumulative Statistics:
Number of Survivors Rescued
45
Number of Ships on Average Daily Plot
7,008
Ships Receiving Participation Awards
7,750
Highest Daily Number of Ships Onplot
7,659
Lives Saved by Countries
Nation (Ownership, Not By Flag) Number of Lives Saved
Singapore
19
United States
7
Greece
5
Germany
4
People’s Republic of China
4
Bermuda
2
Canada
2
France
1
Norway
1
Lives Saved by Ships:
Vessel Number of
Survivors
Rescued
Vessel Number of
Survivors
Rescued
M/V HAI TOON 26
18
M/V KSL SANTIAGO
2
M/V COSCO MALAYSIA
4
M/V MAGELLAN SPIRIT
2
M/V SUNDA
4
M/V CMA CGM SAINT LAURENT
1
M/V MAHIMAHI
3
M/V COLOMBO EXPRESS
1
M/V PAGANELLA
3
M/V LINDANGER
1
M/V HARVEST FROST
2
M/V PRESIDENT EISENHOWER
1
M/V HORIZON RELIANCE
2
M/V SINGAPORE EXPRESS
1
Top Ten Countries Earning Awards
Nation Number of Awards
Greece
2,064
Singapore
1,104
Hong Kong
743
United States
585
Germany
407
Japan
302
Great Britain
299
Norway
279
India
260
Cypres
255
FACTS:
Despite Covid-19 Greek AMVER awards actually increased in 2020.

While Covid-19 had a negative impact on shipping, the AMVER daily on-plot average held steady at more than 7,000 ships available for search and rescue.