Overweight containers, a serious threat to ship safety
The problem of overweight containers becomes a major concern of the maritime community. Huge number of containers are damaged and /or lost overboard every year as a result of stow collapse due to overweight containers. Apart from that, this problem affects in a dangerous way the safety of ships by affecting the ships intact stability. The maritime industry efforts continue to find a possible solving problem solution in order to prevent accidents but the problem still remained open. This paper presents the risks involved in overweight containers and the impact of this problem on the maritime safety and safety of ships
Volume (Year): 16 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www2.cmu-edu.eu|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cmc:annals:v:16:y:2011:i:2:p:11-16. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Georgiana Buzu)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.