A Comparative Study on Evacuation Behavior Characteristics of Trainees according to Experience Level on board a Training Ship

운항실습선 교육생의 승선 숙련도에 따른 피난행동특성 비교분석

  • Hwang, Kwang-Il (Division of Mechanical and Energy Systems, Korea Maritime and Ocean University) ;
  • Lee, Yun-Sok (Department of Ship Operation, Korea Maritime and Ocean University)
  • 황광일 (한국해양대학교 기계.에너지시스템공학부) ;
  • 이윤석 (한국해양대학교 선박운항과)
  • Received : 2014.05.12
  • Accepted : 2014.06.16
  • Published : 2014.06.30


With the increasing needs on various leisure activities, the users of passenger ships and cruisers have been increased year by year. Although over 15 accidents per year betide on domestic passenger ships for last decade, the researches on the safety of crews and guests on boards are difficult to find. This study performed the comparative analysis by experiments on the evacuation characteristics between experience levels on board a training ship. The followings are the results. From the seniors' experiments, it is found that more various evacuation scenarios have to develope and drill as a part of education contents. And from the freshmen's trials, the importances of the evacuation education and the roles of existing crews on evacuation guides are pointed out as to increase the safety of new crews and/or guests who are not accustomed to onboard a ship. On the other, it is explained that the communications between evacuees are worthy and useful, and also save more evacuation times. And on the viewpoint of evacuation methodology, it is clear that captain and evacuation-related crews have to control all the evacuation passages and evacuees of each passages to save more lives.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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