@article{Jurczynski_Rutkowski_2021, author = {Jurczynski, Michal and Rutkowski, Grzegorz}, title = {Analysis of Maritime Accidents in the Context of Demand for MoB MEDS the Mobile Base of the Marine Emergency Diving Service}, journal = {TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation}, volume = {15}, number = {1}, pages = {209-214}, year = {2021}, url = {./Article_Analysis_of_Maritime_Accidents_in_the_Context_of_Demand_for_MoB_MEDS_the_Mobile_Base_of_the_Marine_Emergency_Diving_Service_Jurczynski,57,1112.html}, abstract = {The purpose and scope of this paper is to present the demand of Polish waters for the boat MoB MEDS the Mobile Base of the Marine Emergency Diving Service, which would enable necessary underwater works (repairs and inspections) for ships requiring immediate assistance. The MoB MEDS boat could also protect sensitive sea areas against potential oil and / or chemical spills from the ship, which could seriously threaten the safety of human life, the safety of navigation and the protection of the natural environment with its unique ecological values. Mentioned demand is supported by the analysis of selected statistical data on maritime accidents in Polish waters and planned maritime investments.}, doi = {10.12716/1001.15.01.22}, issn = {2083-6473}, publisher = {Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation}, keywords = {Search and Rescue (SAR), Maritime Accidents, Man Overboard (MOB), Marine Emergency Diving Service (MEDS), State Marine Accident Investigation Commission (SMAIC), European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), Safety at Sea, Polish Waters} }