In 2019, 236 incidents resulted in a vessel consequence.
Figure 21 provides an overview of the vessel consequence as a result of a marine incident for 2019. The most common vessel consequence occurring in 2019 were contact (24.2%) followed by pollution (23.3%), disablement (15.7%) and close quarters (13.1%).
Figure 21. Vessel consequences in 2019
Although “Other” vessels (including tugs, offshore service vessels and other) only represent 4.8% of reported incidents, they had the highest frequency of incidents in 2019 involving contact (18), and the second highest number of incidents involving pollution (12).
Figure 22. Top four vessel consequences occurring in 2019 by vessel type
The incidents involving pollution in 2019 are further broken down as shown in Figure 23. The number of reports of pollution have been consistent over previous years.
Figure 23. Pollution incidents (2019)