LIFE SAFETY APPROACH TO FISHING VESSEL DESIGN AND OPERATION

The life safety risks that fishermen face are many and varied, as are the designs of the vessels they operate. This paper presents a series of suggested voluntary practices in the operation, design and construction of fishing vessels that may lessen the risks. Particular emphasis is placed on fire protection, on lifesaving appliances and on certain practices that could prove beneficial.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From the 1980 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, "Safety and the Marine Environment," held 3-7 June 1980 at the Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • De Carteret, J
    • Lemley, N W
    • SHEEHAN, D F
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00311125
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Session No. 12 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1980 12:00AM