POLSSS - Policy for Sea Shipping Safety

Surveying Stakeholders About Acceptability of Risks and System Changes

by Mari Poyhonen, Warren Walker, A. Lotstra, Cornelis van der Tak

This report describes two surveys that were conducted in order to assess stakeholder perceptions about (1) the acceptability of risks involved in maritime activities, and (2) the effectiveness of a variety of current policies and possible policy changes.

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