Fewer injuries on Norwegian vessels
A total of 232 people incurred significant injuries in connection with Norwegian vessels in 2014. This is 49 fewer than in 2013. Vessel accidents were also down.
|1Registered in NOR and NIS. All sizes. Not leisure boats.|
|Accidents with vessels|
|Total loss (vessels)||6||18||8|
|Partial loss (vessels)||217||246||241|
|Accidents with personnell|
Passenger vessels with fewer personnel injuries
Most of the injuries happened on board passenger and fishing vessels. There were 71 injuries on board passenger vessels in 2014 compared to 100 the year before. On board fishing vessels, there were 80 injuries in 2014; the same as in 2013. As for passenger vessels, the number of injuries on board offshore vessels was also reduced, with 28 in 2014 compared to 44 in 2013.
No NIS vessels lost
All vessels that suffered a total loss were in NOR. This register also dominated partial losses, with 195 out of 217 partial losses in NOR in 2014. Note, however, that there are considerably more vessels in NOR than in NIS.
29 fatalities in accidents on board leisure boats
The number of fatalities in accidents involving leisure boats in 2014 is on a par with other years, with 28 men killed and 1 woman. No children under the age of 16 were among the deceased.