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The Role of the Master in Improving Safety Culture Onboard Ships
1 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
ABSTRACT: As a complex socio-technical system marine transportation is open to risks. Due to the efforts of international organisations, flag and port administrations, classification societies and ship-owners the safety record has steadily improved. However, marine accidents resulting from inadequate safety culture still occur. In this paper examples of recent accidents related to different dimensions of safety culture are provided. The role of the master in achieving an enhanced safety is emphasised.
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Citation note:
Bielić T., Predovan D., Čulin J.: The Role of the Master in Improving Safety Culture Onboard Ships. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 11, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.11.01.14, pp. 121-124, 2017
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