It has been estimated that up to 80% of all marine casualties have human-related causes. This article reviews three recent casualties: a collision between an offshore supply vessel and a bulk carrier; the grounding of a tank barge and the collision of a passenger ship and a bulk carrier. The human factors involved are indicated and ways to prevent similar occurrences are recommended.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proc Marine Safety Council USCG, v 52 n 3, May-June 1995, p 35 [3 p, 4 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Atkinson, S
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717227
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM