International advances are being made in sea shipping incident investigation. An essential element of safety is safety learning and an important development in safety learning is the combined analysis of previously published investigation results. Over the past year, the Dutch Safety Board has conducted precisely that kind of analysis. The results appear in the 13th edition of the Shipping Occurrences Report. In this report the Dutch Safety Board has also include a number of relevant occurrences in inland shipping. As well as differences, there are similarities between inland shipping and sea shipping and can they learn from each other.
More about shipping occurences can be found in the Shipping Occurrences Report May – December 2021.