Chinese Shipping Industry Should Strengthen the Legal Regulation and Management: The Enlightenment of “Oriental Star” Ship Capsized Events

Chunlei YANG, Ruiting HU


The painful “Oriental Star” shipwreck gave a heavy blow to China’s shipping industry and maritime safety supervision. Chinese government must strictly execute the laws and regulations of the shipping industry, rationalize the relevant institutional mechanisms, to avoid the occurrence of vicious traffic accidents. We should put forward perfect suggestions and reform steps with a definite object in view and eliminate safety hazards to make the public and the market to regain confidence in the Chinese shipbuilding, shipping and tourism industry.


Shipping industry; Legal regulation; Oriental star; Ship capsized events

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