Identifying Seafarer's Behavioral Error by Marine Accident Type

해양사고 종류별 선원의 행동오류 식별

  • Received : 2018.02.28
  • Accepted : 2018.03.16
  • Published : 2018.06.30


The identification of behavioral errors by seafarers that have caused marine accidents may provide important clues for the reduction or prevention of marine accidents. The purpose of this study is to identify the behavioral errors of seafarers by the type of marine accident using the theory of Skill-, Rule-, and Knowledge-Based Behavior (SRKBB). In order to identify behavioral errors, we collected the information related to 1,744 cases of maritime accidents over a 9 year period (2008 ~ 2016). The behavior errors of the seafarers who caused the marine accidents were classified as SBBE (Skill-Based Behavioral Error), RBBE (Rule-Based Behavioral Error), and KBBE (Knowledge-Based Behavioral Error). After analyzing the frequency of behavioral errors according to the type of marine accident, results showed SBBE had the highest frequency of errors, followed by RBBE. Additionally, the frequency of occurrence of accidents such as stranding, overturning, and sinking was high in KBBE. This study showed it is possible to identify behavioral errors of seafarers according to the type of marine accidents.


Marine Accident;Seafarer;SRKBB;Type of Accidents;Frequency


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Grant : 해양안전사고 예방시스템 기반연구(2단계)

Supported by : 해양수산부