ISM lessons from Bourbon Dolphin

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On 12 April 2007 the Bourbon Dolphin, a Norwegian anchor-handler, capsized 75 miles off the coast of Scotland. Shesank three days later, claiming eight of the 15 lives onboard.That this could happen at a time when a ‘safety culture’is at the forefront of the minds of the maritime communityraises serious concerns about the ability of the ISM Code toprovide its mandatory global standard of safe managementand operation of ships.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationSeaways
PublisherThe Nautical Institute
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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