Κατηγοριοποίηση και μελέτες περιπτώσεων ναυτικών ατυχημάτων
This dissertation paper deals with the categories of maritime accidents and case studies of them. It is composed by two parts. In the first part it is defined what a maritime accident is, the accidents are categorized and the factors that cause them are being analyzed. Moreover, some examples are being displayed referring to each of the categories, for a better explanation of the scientific theory. In the second part of the dissertation paper, there are presented two case studies of two recent maritime accidents of passenger vessels, that shocked the public opinion internationally. The first case study is about MV Sewol, a passenger vessel which sank on 16th of April 2014. The second case study refers to the grounding of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, an accident which occurred on 13th of January 2012. The case studies have been conducted in regards to the media reports and inquiries that have been published until today.