|Injuried persons||105||97||180||172||175||110||162||166||174||145||223||121||135||131||130||181||(R) 168||205|
|Property damage (current $ millions)||U||U||U||U||U||U||199.5||173.6||263.3||157.8||190.1||157.3||234.7||162.6||172.7||204.9||(R) 331.6||121.2|
KEY: R = revised; U = data are not available.
a Fatalities include the number of people who died or were declared missing subsequent to a marine accident.
b Accidents in this table include the number of "marine casualty cases" reported to the U.S. Coast Guard in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 4.05.
c More than one vessel may be involved in a marine accident.
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 platform within 200 miles, or a collision with a U.S. ship). Includes commercial fishing vessels.
2002-2003 data were derived from the Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement (MISLE) System. 1992-2001 data were derived from the Marine Safety Information System (MSIS). Data from prior years were derived from other sources and may not be directly comparable.
1970-2002: U.S. Department of Homeland Security (formerly U.S. Department of Transportation), U.S. Coast Guard, Data Administration Division (G-MRI-1), personal communications, June 21, 2004 and Oct. 14, 2004.