The Analysis of Maritime Accidents in 2017

Alicja Mrozowska 1, Piotr Mrozowski 2

1Polish Naval Academy, Gdynia, Poland

2Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland

DOI: DOI: 10.1515/aon-2018-0016


Study presents the analysis of accidents that took place in marine areas and on board of the sea
units in 2017, including: vessel carrying passengers, cargo vessels and offshore drilling and
production installations, as well as offshore support vessels. The aim of the article is to indicate
a wide spectrum of events related to: total losses of vessels, accidents on boards of the vessels
and other accidents which happened in marine areas. The study presents numerous data, which
were presented in the form of graphs and tables, based on international reports and own experience gained during work experiences. The analysis also referred to data from previous years
to show better spectrum of the present situation.


Major accidents, maritime hazards, total losses of vessels, maritime casualties.


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