IMPROVING SURVIVABILITY IN RO-RO SHIPS

There have been many disasters involving ro/ro ships in the past few years. Between 1980 and the end of 1994 there were 413 ferries lost, along with some 26000 lives, culminating in the horrific sinking of the ESTONIA in September 1994. This article reviews measures taken within the industry to improve ro/ro safety.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Maritime Transport Intl 1995. Publ by Sterling Publications Ltd, London, UK, p 19 [3 p, 1 fig]
  • Authors:
    • BURNETT, R
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00718232
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM