Marine Statistics - 2009 - Accessibility Page

Figure 1. Figure 1 is a bar graph representing the yearly number of shipping accidents and accidents aboard ship between 2000 and 2009.
In 2000 there were 450 shipping accidents and 77 accidents aboard ship.
In 2001 there were 459 shipping accidents and 59 accidents aboard ship.
In 2002 there were 448 shipping accidents and 36 accidents aboard ship.
In 2003 there were 481 shipping accidents and 66 accidents aboard ship.
In 2004 there were 442 shipping accidents and 50 accidents aboard ship.
In 2005 there were 444 shipping accidents and 45 accidents aboard ship.
In 2006 there were 422 shipping accidents and 50 accidents aboard ship.
In 2007 there were 397 shipping accidents and 61 accidents aboard ship.
In 2008 there were 361 shipping accidents and 59 accidents aboard ship.
In 2009 there were 338 shipping accidents and 52 accidents aboard ship.
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Figure 2. Figure 2 is a bar graph comparing the number of marine fatalities and injuries per year from 2000 to 2009.
In 2000 there were 31 fatalities and 94 injuries.
In 2001 there were 34 fatalities and 70 injuries.
In 2002 there were 28 fatalities and 78 injuries.
In 2003 there were 17 fatalities and 95 injuries.
In 2004 there were 28 fatalities and 82 injuries.
In 2005 there were 20 fatalities and 66 injuries.
In 2006 there were 18 fatalities and 81 injuries.
In 2007 there were 14 fatalities and 82 injuries.
In 2008 there were 25 fatalities and 73 injuries.
In 2009 there were 16 fatalities and 67 injuries.
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Figure 3. Figure 3 is a bar graph representing the average number of shipping accidents by type that occurred between 2004 and 2008, compared to the number of accidents by type that occurred in 2009.
There was an average of 16 collisions between 2004 and 2008 compared to 15 in 2009.
There was an average of 14 capsizings between 2004 and 2008 compared to 8 in 2009.
There was an average of 32 founderings/sinkings between 2004 and 2008 compared to 22 in 2009.
There was an average of 57 fire/explosions between 2004 and 2008 compared to 52 in 2009.
There was an average of 95 groundings between 2004 and 2008 compared to 110 in 2009.
There was an average of 69 strikings between 2004 and 2008 compared to 50 in 2009.
There was an average of 14 accidents due to ice damage between 2004 and 2008 compared to 0 in 2009.
There was an average of 38 accidents due to propeller/rudder/stuctural damage between 2004 and 2008 compared to 16 in 2009.
There was an average of 52 accidents due to flooding between 2004 and 2008 compared to 34 in 2009.
There was an average of 35 accidents due to other causes between 2004 and 2008 compared to 31 in 2009.
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Figure 4. Figure 4 is a bar graph representing the average number of shipping accidents by type of vessels that occurred between 2004 and 2008, compared to the number of accidents by type of vessels that occurred in 2009.
There was an average of 22 cargos between 2004 and 2008 compared to 21 in 2009.
There was an average of 49 bulk carriers/OBO between 2004 and 2008 compared to 52 in 2009.
There was an average of 10 tankers between 2004 and 2008 compared to 10 in 2009.
There was an average of 67 tug/barge between 2004 and 2008 compared to 49 in 2009.
There was an average of 25 ferries between 2004 and 2008 compared to 25 in 2009.
There was an average of 20 passenger vessels between 2004 and 2008 compared to 15 in 2009.
There was an average of 207 fishing vessels between 2004 and 2008 compared to 139 in 2009.
There was an average of 23 service vessels between 2004 and 2008 compared to 33 in 2009.
There was an average of 11 non-commercial vessels between 2004 and 2008 compared to 12 in 2009.
There was an average of 11 other vessels between 2004 and 2008 compared to 16 in 2009.
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Figure 5. Figure 5 is a bar graph demonstrating the average number of shipping accidents by region for the period from 2004 to 2008 compared to the number of shipping accidents by region for 2009.
For the Western region, there was an average of 117 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 114 in 2009.
For the Central region, there was an average of 45 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 35 in 2009.
For the Laurentian region, there was an average of 70 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 78 in 2009.
For the Maritimes region, there was an average of 87 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 64 in 2009.
For the Newfoundland region, there was an average of 73 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 35 in 2009.
For the Arctic region, there was an average of 4 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 6 in 2009.
In foreign waters, there was an average of 12 accidents from 2004 to 2008 and 6 in 2009.
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Figure 6. Figure 6 is a line graph that shows the comparison between total Canadian fishing vessels and total Canadian non-fishing vessels involved in shipping accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2000 was 227 compared to 179 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2001 was 232 compared to 197 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2002 was 232 compared to 192 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2003 was 253 compared to 216 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2004 was 223 compared to 193 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2005 was 230 compared to 185 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2006 was 198 compared to 190 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2007 was 184 compared to 192 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2008 was 172 compared to 196 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2009 was 134 compared to 175 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
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Figure 7. Figure 7 is a pie chart that shows the breakdown of marine incidents by type for 2009.
Engine/rudder/propeller incidents made up 54% of marine incidents in 2009.
Close-quarters situations made up 5% of marine incidents in 2009.
Personal incidents made up 4% of marine incidents in 2009.
Cargo trouble made up 2% of marine incidents in 2009.
Other factors made up 34% of marine incidents in 2009.
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