Managing Maritime Safety

This book for university students consolidates knowledge on maritime safety management, offering perspectives on theory, history, research, operations and design. The economic benefits of maritime transportation are considerable, with 90 per cent of global trade conveyed by ship. But ship operations can be dangerous, and maritime accidents have grave consequences including serious injuries and fatalities, loss of cargo and harm to the marine environment. The book's chapters give thorough coverage of the of maritime safety management, including various views on traditional safety topics, together with critical discussions of the International Safety Management code (ISM) and its application. New perspectives on maritime safety are presented, including safety design for ships and equipment, safety management systems, and the application of ISM to autonomous ships. The authors are all practitioners in the maritime industry, in education, research, government and ship classification.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Features: Illustrations; References;
  • Pagination: 186p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01700411
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781351363938
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 5 2019 4:31PM