- to facilitate the development of a common methodology for the investigation of maritime accidents and the reporting of hazardous incidents;
- to improve the understanding of human factors as related to accidents and to account for these factors in the common methodology.
CASMET - Casualty Analysis Methodology for Maritime Operations
The objectives of the CASMET project were to achieve the following:
- to develop a casualty analysis methodology that will adequately address human and organisational errors (HOE);
- to develop an assessment tool for policy impact, which will address HOE, and which will be supported by the casualty model;
- to demonstrate the results of the proposed casualty analysis methodology and to evaluate its impact assessment with selected cases;
- to develop a complete procedure and methodology for the investigation and analysis of maritime casualties to be introduced in a common EC casualty database.
FSEA - Formal Safety and Environmental Assessment of Ship Operations
The Concerted Action on Formal Safety and Environmental Assessment of Ship Operations, a project funded by the European Commission, intended to establish a common knowledge within European shipping about methods for assessment of the safety and environmental impact of ships.
Supporting the Commission in the implementation of Directive 2009/18/EC.
Running and enhancing the Marine Casualty Information Platform (EMCIP).
Managing access to the EMCIP database.
Checking EMCIP data quality through acceptance procedure.
Analysis of marine casualty data.
Supporting the setting up and functioning of a permanent cooperation framework as foreseen by Directive 2009/18/EC.
Supporting Member States through development and promotion of training activities.
Setting-up, maintaining and managing a pool of investigators.
Activities are aimed at further developing the accident investigation capabilities of Member States and the ability to collect and compare investigation data at EU level.