Table 5-8 Commercial Vessel-Waterborne Transport Safety Data and Property Damage Resulting from Vessel Casualties
Commercial Vessel-Waterborne Transport Safety Data and Property Damage Resulting from Vessel Casualties
|Property damage to vessels||$334,741,172||$126,709,033||$151,717,872||$170,192,689||$127,363,573|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Information Resources, Data Division, as of September 2006.
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. Injuries and deaths resulting from existing medical condition, assault, homicide, suicide or self-inflicted injuries are not included. Incidents involving natural disasters are not included.
- Marine accidents result in loss of life, injuries, and millions of dollars in property damage.