The Sewol Ferry Disaster in Korea and Maritime Safety Management

@article{Kim2015TheSF,
  title={The Sewol Ferry Disaster in Korea and Maritime Safety Management},
  author={S. K. Kim},
  journal={Ocean Development & International Law},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={345 - 358}
}
  • S. K. Kim
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Ocean Development & International Law
The sinking of the Sewol ferry on April 16, 2014, in Korea, the deadliest peacetime maritime accident in decades, was caused by a variety of factors, including human error and institutional and legal deficiencies. This article reviews the incident and its consequences. 
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