Principal Component Analysis on Marine Casualties

해난사고의 주성분분석

  • Published : 1990.09.01


In this paper, the factors of 1680 marine casualties occurred during 1986-1988 are analysed by the Principal Component Analysis. The main results are as follows: 1. Most of marine casualties result from the human factors such as careless operation and insufficient engine maintenance. Engine trouble is main part of accidents and great number of accidents is rated for fishing vessels. 2. Accidents are serious in case of cargo ships, passenger ships and tankers from the point of view of the damage of human life and properties. On the other hand, those are not so serious matter in case of fissing vessels and governmental vessels. 3. Grounding, collision and capsizal mainly result from careless operation, however material defect result in flooding