Shipping has resulted in 228 casualties in 3 years

Four ships have been lost every month in international shipping over a three-year period. Cruise vessel Costa Concordia's wreck in January 2012 weighs heavily in a new report from the European Maritime Safety Agency.

Photo: Andrew Medichini

Four ships each month, or a total of 145 ships, have been lost over a three-year period from 2011 to 2013. The same period brought 228 casualties, with cruise ship Costa Concordia's wreck on January 13th 2012 - where 32 passengers were killed - weighing heavily in the statistics, according to a new report on accidents in international shipping during the past three years, published by the EU's European Maritime Safety Agency, EMSA.

Source: EMSA

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Stolt-Nielsen reports best quarterly profit in years

Norwegian Stolt-Nielsen, which has acquired shares in competitor Odfjell, benefitted from higher volumes and spot rates in the chemical tanker market and predicts further improvement in the market. The company is, however, not quite ready for ordering newbuilds.

Skuld opens new office in Tokyo

Skuld is to open a Japanese branch located in Tokyo. To lead the division, Skuld recruits former deputy general manager from Japan P&I Club.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs