RISK ASSESSMENT OF MARINE ACCIDENTS IN TANJUNG PELEPAS PORT LIMIT DUE TO RECLAMATION OF TANJUNG PIAI MARITIME INDUSTRIAL PARK

Muzlifah Mansor, Ab Saman Abd Kader, Mohd Rajali Jalal

Abstract


This study is centered on the problem related to the reclamation work for the construction of Tanjung Piai Maritime Industrial Park in the Tanjung Pelepas port limit. The main aim is to identify the potential risk and probability of marine accident during the reclamation phases. The existing condition of the waterway had been used as the baseline to compare with future condition. For the purpose of analysis, Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) method and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) technique had been deployed, coupled with the AIS data and marine accidents report provided by Johor Port Authority (JPA) and Malaysian Marine Department (MARDEP). The result of the analysis indicates that navigational risk mainly originated from human error. Thus, navigational safety would improve significantly if the vessels follow the mitigation measures recommended in this study.


Keywords


Risk Assessment; Marine Accidents; Formal Safety Assessment; Fault Tree Analysis

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