ABS: Industry-Leading Study of $246m of Injury Claims Offers New Shipping Safety Insight

ABS, the American Club, and Lamar University are calling on industry to advance the cause of safety at sea with more comprehensive requirements for injury and near miss reporting.

The call follows an industry-wide project analyzing more than 12,000 injury records with a financial cost of $246m and a further 100,000 near miss reports from the ABS and Lamar Mariner Safety Research Initiative (MSRI) and nearly a decade of data from the American Club.

The research offers unprecedented insight into accidents at sea but inconsistent data along with a lack of consistency and…

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