publication . Article . 2017

Maintaining and researching port safety: a case study of the port of Kaohsiung

Po-Hsing Tseng; Nick Pilcher;
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  • Published: 16 Jun 2017 Journal: European Transport Research Review, volume 9 (issn: 1867-0717, eissn: 1866-8887, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Abstract Introduction Maintaining port safety in full conformity with IMO standards is a requisite for every port and country. To do this, understanding the challenges and human factors involved is key. To date, much research has shed valuable light on these factors and considered how to address them. One aspect that is often noted is that both maintaining port safety and researching port safety presents numerous challenges. This paper considers both these aspects in the context of a case study of port safety in Kaohsiung port, Taiwan. Methods Historical data and data from in-depth interviews with port operators and government officials are presented, analysed, ...
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free text keywords: Port, Safety, Kaohsiung, Human Factors, 387 Water, air & space transportation, HE Transportation and Communications, Transport policy, Information Society, Port, Safety, Kaohsiung, Human factors, Occupational safety and health, Transport engineering, Accident prevention, Interdependence, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Poison control, Conformity, Engineering, business.industry, business, Process management, Human factors and ergonomics, Case study research, Government, lcsh:Transportation engineering, lcsh:TA1001-1280, lcsh:Transportation and communications, lcsh:HE1-9990
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