|Property damage (current $ millions)||U||U||U||U||U||U||174.6||160.9||218.5||127.2||111.8||128.5||161.5||115.3|
a Fatalities include the number of people who died or were declared missing subsequent to a marine accident.
b Accidents in this table are cited as "marine casualty cases" by the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.
c More than one vessel may be involved in a marine accident.
KEY: U = data are not available.
NOTES: All deaths and injuries cited result from vessel casualties, such as groundings, collisions, fires, or explosions. The data are for all commercial vessels under U.S. jurisdiction, including U.S. flag vessels anywhere in the world and foreign flag vessels within the jurisdiction of the United States (within 12 miles, or having an interaction with a U.S. entity, such as a platyform within 200 miles, or a collision with a U.S. ship). Includes commercial fishing vessels.
1992-98 data come from the Marine Safety Management Information System. Data for prior years may not be directly comparable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Investigations and Analysis, Compliance Analysis Division (G-MOA-2), personal communication.