Cognitive Behavior Analysis of Container Ships’ Collision Accident

Accident investigation is conducted because understanding the cause of it is important to prevent marine traffic accidents. When the causes are related to human factors, especially to cognition and decision making of human beings, it is difficult to organize the causes and explain the facts. In this paper, actual collision accident is analyzed using CREAM (Cognitive Reliability and Error Analysis Method), to organize, to analyze the cause and consequence relations, and to explain the cognition and behavior extracted from the communication record and testimonies. As a result of analysis, communication barrier among the parties concerned was identified as the maximum influent to the inappropriate behaviors.


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  • Accession Number: 01719604
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • Files: TRIS, JSTAGE
  • Created Date: Jul 15 2019 9:21AM