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Newsletter 2

The new ACTS project, ACTS Plus, is based on the Pareto analysis carried out as a part of the recently concluded ACTs project. The Pareto analysis showed that some of the COLREGs are more complicated than others and that there are situations where a number of rules apply (Ziarati et al., 2017). Ziarati et al. argue the importance of continuing the ACTs project both according to the plans for its post-funding period and also the preparation of the new proposal for EU funding viz. ACTS Plus.

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Newsletter 1

In a series of studies undertaken by MariFuture (Ziarati et al, 2010, 2011, 2015) it has been shown that many seafarers disregard or misapply the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGs) at sea. The European Maritime Safety Agencies 2014 Maritime Accident Review found that between 2011-2013 in the category: 'accidents with a ship' Collisions were the second leading cause of accidents resulting in serious injuries (20% of accidents) and 15% of accidents deemed a 'serious occurrence' were caused by collisions.

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