Table 4-1 Waterborne Transport Safety Data and Property Damage Resulting from Vessel Casualties
Waterborne Transport Safety Data and Property Damage Resulting from
|Property damage($ millions)||199.5||173.6||263.3||157.8||173.3||156.4||221.6||138.1||87.9|
NOTES: Fatalities include the number of people who died or were declared missing as the result of a marine casualty. Data in this table include only vessel related marine casualties verified as reportable under 46 Code of Federal Regulations 4.05. Data include incidents involving both U.S. and foreign-flag vessels in U.S. waters, but only incidents involving U.S. flag vessels outside U.S. waters. Incidents involving only a pollution release or personal injury without vessel involvement are not included. More than one vessel may be involved in a single marine casualty.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Safety Management System, Office of Information Resources, Data Administration Division as of December 2001.
- In addition to loss of life and injuries, marine accidents can result in appreciable property damage.