Integrity of maritime transport data

02 February 2023

Number of passengers KM. Sinar Bangun (2018).

Integrity of maritime transport data in Indonesia still requires very serious attention. The graph above shows the number of passengers on KM. Sinar Bangun, as published through the mass media. KM. Sinar Bangun had an accident on Lake Toba on June 12, 2018. This graph shows that the number of passengers has been changing since the early minutes of the accident. The public does not know the actual number of the ship’s cargo.

What does this data mean for maritime safety? The cargo quantity indicates how much cargo is being transported, displacement, and also serves as the basis for stability calculations. Imagine if this information is inaccurate, it would certainly have an impact on the ship stability and safety.

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