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Marine Casualty and Pollution Database (Raw Data File on CD-ROM)

Coast Guard, Washington, DC.


Subscription order number: SUB-5441
ASCII data on CD-ROM, Issued quarterly
Price $515; outside of U.S., Canada, and Mexico $1030

Single issue available: Price $144; outside of U.S., Canada, and Mexico $288


The Marine Casualty and Pollution Database provides details about marine casualty and pollution incidents investigated by the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Officer. The database is an invaluable source of information to understand particulars and circumstances of marine accidents and pollution incidents. The CD-ROM contains forty data tables derived from marine casualty and pollution investigations conducted by investigators at U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Offices throughout the United States. The data collection period began in 1982 and is ongoing.

Also included on the CD-ROM are vessel and facility tables with specific information on vessel and facility constitution and operating details. The Coast Guard maintains a comprehensive database on approximately 600,000 U.S. and foreign vessels and 32,000 facilities. Entity and attribute descriptions and suggested solutions to general marine pollution, vessel casualty, and personnel injury and death questions are outlined in the documentation.