Marine Statistics - 2010 - Accessibility Page

Figure 1. Figure 1 is a bar graph representing the yearly number of shipping accidents and accidents aboard ship between 2001 and 2010.
In 2001 there were 459 shipping accidents and 59 accidents aboard ship.
In 2002 there were 448 shipping accidents and 37 accidents aboard ship.
In 2003 there were 481 shipping accidents and 67 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 398 shipping accidents and 62 accidents aboard ship.
In 2008 there were 361 shipping accidents and 59 accidents aboard ship.
In 2009 there were 341 shipping accidents and 52 accidents aboard ship.
In 2010 there were 299 shipping accidents and 54 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 2001 to 2010.
In 2001 there were 34 fatalities and 70 injuries.
In 2002 there were 28 fatalities and 78 injuries.
In 2003 there were 18 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 15 fatalities and 81 injuries.
In 2008 there were 29 fatalities and 66 injuries.
In 2009 there were 14 fatalities and 68 injuries.
In 2010 there were 17 fatalities and 81 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 2005 and 2009, compared to the number of accidents by type that occurred in 2010.
There was an average of 17 collisions between 2005 and 2009 compared to 10 in 2010.
There was an average of 12 capsizings between 2005 and 2009 compared to 8 in 2010.
There was an average of 24 founderings/sinkings between 2005 and 2009 compared to 19 in 2010.
There was an average of 58 fire/explosions between 2005 and 2009 compared to 54 in 2010.
There was an average of 95 groundings between 2005 and 2009 compared to 103 in 2010.
There was an average of 63 strikings between 2005 and 2009 compared to 41 in 2010.
There was an average of 11 accidents due to ice damage between 2005 and 2009 compared to 0 in 2010.
There was an average of 34 accidents due to propeller/rudder/stuctural damage between 2005 and 2009 compared to 8 in 2010.
There was an average of 47 accidents due to flooding between 2005 and 2009 compared to 23 in 2010.
There was an average of 34 accidents due to other causes between 2005 and 2009 compared to 33 in 2010.
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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 2005 and 2009, compared to the number of accidents by type of vessels that occurred in 2010.
There was an average of 23 cargos between 2005 and 2009 compared to 18 in 2010.
There was an average of 58 bulk carriers/OBO between 2005 and 2009 compared to 43 in 2010.
There was an average of 11 tankers between 2005 and 2009 compared to 12 in 2010.
There was an average of 63 tug/barge between 2005 and 2009 compared to 39 in 2010.
There was an average of 26 ferries between 2005 and 2009 compared to 20 in 2010.
There was an average of 17 passenger vessels between 2005 and 2009 compared to 15 in 2010.
There was an average of 190 fishing vessels between 2005 and 2009 compared to 136 in 2010.
There was an average of 25 service vessels between 2005 and 2009 compared to 22 in 2010.
There was an average of 12 non-commercial vessels between 2005 and 2009 compared to 7 in 2010.
There was an average of 11 other vessels between 2005 and 2009 compared to 9 in 2010.
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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 2005 to 2009 compared to the number of shipping accidents by region for 2010.
For the Western region, there was an average of 115 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 89 in 2010.
For the Central region, there was an average of 46 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 41 in 2010.
For the Laurentian region, there was an average of 73 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 54 in 2010.
For the Maritimes region, there was an average of 80 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 70 in 2010.
For the Newfoundland region, there was an average of 66 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 32 in 2010.
For the Arctic region, there was an average of 4 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 5 in 2010.
In foreign waters, there was an average of 10 accidents from 2005 to 2009 and 8 in 2010.
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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 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 135 compared to 178 non-fishing vessels involved in accidents.
The total number of Canadian fishing vessels involved in accidents in 2010 was 134 compared to 134 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 2010.
Engine/rudder/propeller incidents made up 54% of marine incidents in 2010.
Close-quarters situations made up 11% of marine incidents in 2010.
Personal incidents made up 6% of marine incidents in 2010.
Cargo trouble made up 1% of marine incidents in 2010.
Other factors made up 28% of marine incidents in 2010.
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