Investigating the contributors of fishing vessel incidents

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Abstract

The present research paper demonstrates an in-depth analysis of fishing vessel incidents occurring in UK territorial waters as registered in the MAIB database. The aim is to investigate the main factors and sub-factors in the incidents involving fishing vessels and the role of human element in them. In order to achieve this aim, fishing vessel incidents recorded in the UK MAIB database for the last 19 years are thoroughly examined. The objective through which the main aim is achieved includes the examination of the incident location, the various types of the incident as well as the identification of the factors which contribute to the above mentioned incidents. Furthermore, the present paper compares the outcomes of the analysis with current rules, guidelines and regulations from national and international bodies and moreover suggests measures to overcome the above mentioned concern.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM), Genova, Italy, 13-16, September, 2011
EditorsEnrico Rizzuto, C Guedes Soares
Place of PublicationBoca Raton
Pages747-754
Number of pages8
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event14th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM 2011 - Genova, Italy
Duration: 13 Sep 201116 Sep 2011

Conference

Conference14th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM 2011
CountryItaly
CityGenova
Period13/09/1116/09/11

Keywords

  • fishing vessels
  • fishing vessel incidents

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    Kurt, R. E., Lazakis, I., & Turan, O. (2012). Investigating the contributors of fishing vessel incidents. In E. Rizzuto, & C. G. Soares (Eds.), Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources: Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM), Genova, Italy, 13-16, September, 2011 (Vol. 2, pp. 747-754).