Ferry safety: A neglected aspect of maritime security?
Date of Issue2006
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The tragic deaths of four Singaporeans when a ferry sank off the coast of Bahrain on 29 March drove home the grim reality that many more people lose their lives in ferry accidents each year than in aircraft crashes. Altogether 57 people died in the Bahrain tragedy but this was just one of several ferry disasters that have occurred already in 2006.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 031-06
Nanyang Technological University