THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES AS AN INSTRUMENT OF ENSURING SAFE SHIPS
World total losses for the period 1965-1975 are reviewed in terms of average age and size distribution. The reliability and safety of a ship is enhanced by the following factors in harmony: reliability of hull and machinery, navigational systems and sea/shore communications, crew training, and owner's management. These four factors are now in disharmony, leading to human error.
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- ABRAHAMSEN, E
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 8 p.
- Publisher: Seatrade Publications, Limited
- ISSN: 0037-0428
- TRT Terms: Crash data; Crashes; Fatalities; Maritime crashes; Safety; Standards; Statistics
- Uncontrolled Terms: Classification societies; Safety standards
- Old TRIS Terms: Ship casualties
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00164921
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 9 1977 12:00AM