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Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment

Overview

What is the 'Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment’?

  • Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment refers to the overall procedure of professionally inspecting, measuring and assessing impacting navigational safety caused by maritime development projects (projects applicable for safety audit), reflecting the results in the design, thereby ensuring a futuristic and safety-friendly development.
  • Also, the Assessment eliminates potentially risky factors impacting ship passages through operation and management of Maritime Safety Assessment to contribute to reducing maritime accident rates, maximizing port efficiency, and conducting planned projects.
Who?

Business entity seeking to conduct safety assessment business

When?

Before making the decision on planning approval and permission

Where?

Designated agencies with technology and personnel

What?

Navigational safety and risky factors according to the business to be assessed

How?

A system to professionally inspect, measure and assess, secure ship passage safety, and create measures to reduce maritime accidents

KOMSA roles and responsibilities

  • Designated as a professional authority (Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment Enforcement Rules, Article 8)
  • Register Safety assessment agencies and change the factors on adequacy review (Maritime Safety Act Enforcement Policy, Article 15)
  • Pre-review the Safety Assessment Report (Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment Enforcement Rules Article 19 and 20)
  • Screening committee meeting support (Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment Enforcement Rules, Article 21
  • Review the opinions of exemption statement of Safety Assessment report (Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment Enforcement Rules, Article 32)
  • Presentation of opinions regarding safety assessment criteria and safety assessment agencies, etc.

Safety assessment criteria for applicable businesses

Safety assessment criteria for applicable businesses
Safety Assessment Criteria Maritime transportation status survey Maritime transportation status measurement Maritime transportation system adequacy assessment Maritime traffic safety measures
Status measurement Degree of traffic congestion Integration safety Berthing safety Mooring safety Maritime traffic flow
Waters Set-up -
Modification - -
Water facilities Building attachments
Repairs - - - -
Port or dock Development
Re-development -
Other businesses that impact maritime transportation safety

● : Items that must be audited

△ : Items that may not need auditing depending on conditions

Future plans

  • Advancement of Maritime Traffic Safety Assessment and infrastructure equipment (ship mock driving simulator)
  • Survey·assessment of maritime spacial information related to establishing Maritime Spatial Planning (designated as a professional agency).