Accession Number : AD0717070

Title :   Merchant Marine Safety: A Study of the United States Merchant Marine Safety: Regulatory System.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C MARITIME TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Report Date : DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 188

Abstract : The Merchant Marine safety study provides an analysis of the efficiency of the U.S. Merchant Marine safety regulatory system. A critical analysis is made of duplication of rules, regulations, inspections and approvals within the multi-agency system. In addition, U.S. safety standards and performance are compared with those of other maritime nations. Conclusions and recommendations are provided. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MERCHANT VESSELS, SAFETY), REVIEWS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION, WATER TRAFFIC, STANDARDS, ACCIDENTS, MARINE SAFETY EQUIPMENT, UNITED STATES, GREAT BRITAIN, ITALY, AFRICA

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE