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November 8, 2019

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Last year in waters of the EU 3,174 marine incidents have happened

In period 2011-2018 marine ones have died 566

In 2018 in waters of the European Union 3,174 marine incidents that have involved altogether 3,515 ships, with decreases respective of the -3,8% and the -3,6% have happened on the year previously. The last annual report announces on the marine incidents elaborated from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in which specific that last year the serious incidents have been 95 (+28.4%). The incidents happened in the 2018 have caused the loss of the life of 53 people regarding 61 in the year precedence and the wounding of another 941 people (- 7.6%) let alone the loss of 25 ships regarding 12 in 2018.

Last year the involved mercantile ships in the incidents have been 1,508 and these events have provoked to the dead women of 36 people and the loss of three ships.

In period 2011-2018 696 people in the course of 426 marine incidents have died altogether, between which 566 members of the crews of the ships. The marine ones hurt because of the incidents have been 6.062. That of the fishings boat continuous to being the category of ship that has recorded consisting the loss more than ships, that has been pairs to 125 units in the period 2011-2018, and in the period the number of incidents that has involved fishings boat has grown of +40%, increase to which is not corresponded an increase of the loss of human lives (11) and of the loss of ships (12).

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