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ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann

Published by
TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Analysis of Navigational Casualties within European Waters and Case Study
ABSTRACT: Work shortly analyses statistics of maritime casualties registered by European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) for years 2014-2019 and gives short description of chosen collisions that took place in last ten years. Article points out main causes of navigational accidents and the need to keep improving navigators skills and operation of systems available on board to minimalize risk of collision or grounding due to human error. In this work very small sample is presented and author mainly focuses on European waters and incidents investigated by only one maritime authority – Danish Maritime Accidents Investigation Board (DMAIB).
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Citation note:
Kerbrat A.: Analysis of Navigational Casualties within European Waters and Case Study. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 15, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.15.04.02, pp. 729-737, 2021

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