A basic study on the introduction of safety management system for the costal/offshore fishing vessels in Korea

연근해어선 안전관리체제 도입에 관한 기초 연구

  • RYU, Kyung-Jin (Ship Operation Team, Korea Institute of Maritime and Fisheries Technology) ;
  • KIM, Hyung-seok (Division of Marine Production System Management, Pukyong National University) ;
  • LEE, Yoo-Won (Training Ship, Pukyong National University) ;
  • AN, Young-Su (Institute of Marine Industry, College of Marine Science, Gyeongsang National University)
  • 류경진 (한국해양수산연수원 선박운영팀) ;
  • 김형석 (부경대학교 해양생산시스템관리학부) ;
  • 이유원 (부경대학교 실습선) ;
  • 안영수 (경상대학교 해양산업연구소)
  • Received : 2018.01.29
  • Accepted : 2018.02.21
  • Published : 2018.02.28


This study analyzed the condition of marine accident and disaster rate of crew of Korean fishing vessels by vessel type, and checked the Australian safety management system and relevant regulation in Korea to suggest measures to build coastal/offshore fishing vessel safety management system in Korean coastal/offshore fishery. As a result, the power and production amount of Korean coastal/offshore fishing vessel is consistently decreasing while marine accident is increasing. Disaster rate of crew was higher than land industry, especially, the disaster rate of coastal/offshore fishing vessel was very high (100.0‰). Australia applies safety management system differed by vessel type and operation waters which fully considers the characteristics of pertinent vessel. The average accident rate of fishing vessels with gross tonnage over 20 tons among the Korean coastal/offshore fishing vessel was 13.6%, which was significantly higher than fishing vessels with gross tonnage below 20 tons (1.4%). Such result indicates it is urgent to implement safety management system to fishing vessel with gross tonnage over 20 tons and introduce fishing vessel safety supervisor. Establishing safety management system of coastal/offshore fishing vessel will contribute to consistent industrial development by achieving the general goal of reducing marine accident and spreading safety culture.


Safety management system;Costal/offshore Fishing vessel;Fishing vessel safety


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