Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention 2000 Miami, March 7-11 Session VII: The Regulatory Environment ” Safety of cruise vessels - quo vadis?” Presented by Tor-Chr. Mathiesen, Dr.Ing. Senior Vice President Introduction Reduce risk Safe navigation Fire - effective measures
Miami, March 7-11
Session VII: The Regulatory Environment
”Safety of cruise vessels
- quo vadis?”
Tor-Chr. Mathiesen, Dr.Ing.
Senior Vice President
Risks in focus
Owners challengeIn this presentation
good safety record
*) Data for passenger ships + ro-ro passenger ships are from 1989-1998
Source:LMIS casualty database april 1999, Eknes M., Kvien M.H “Historical Risk Levels in the Maritime Industry” (DNV-report 99-2028)
Major Risks - Cruise Ships
Source: Skjong, R., P. Adamcik, M. L. Eknes, S. Gran, J. Spouge “Formal Safety Assessment of Helicopter Landing Area on Passenger Ships as a Safety Measure’ DNV Report 97-2053. (Available as IMO/COMSAR 3/2)
Focus onsafety, security and environment.Nothing must go wrong!
Managing RiskTowards a Safety Culture- ISM as a tool -
Rules & Regulations
Today...Evacuation(Mustering - Abandoning - Rescue)
Future ExpectationsSafer onboard
Principles and Policies
Present framework based on experience with existing technology
Detailed technical requirements
Present Classification Rules
Other technical standards
Human error, navigation
Part of new approach...
FSA: What is the cost effective safety measure?
8 Ro-ro ferry: Stockholm Agreement
37 Cruise ship: Helicopter Landing (with high uncertainty)Area (HLA)
ICAF (Mill US$)
3 Mill US$ Commonly used decision criteria
Cruise ships HLA not justified.
Example of cost-effectiveness analysis
Implied Cost of Averting a Fatality (ICAF)
Descision criteria range
Concluding remarks- Reduce risk -
Concluding remarks - Reduce risk -
Concluding remarks - Towards a Safety Culture -