Abstract

Tawfiq M Khatab
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Legal Aspects and Case Study on CSL Thames
The current paper aims to analyse the main reasons of the likelihood of grounding accidents appearing nowadays. Accordingly, a full investigation of CSL Thames accident is reported to verify the main causes of such accidents. One of the main causes found is that either ECDIS is not used at all it is used in the improper way. This means a serious problem in the quality of the ECDIS training provided at all levels