The campaign was conducted under the campaign coordination of the Republic of Turkey Maritime Administration. Paris and Tokyo MOUs guidelines and questionnaire were used.


Key figures

  • During the campaign, a total of 781 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 781 individual ships.
  • Of this quantity, 55 ships were detained without detentions were being within the CIC scope.
  • A total of 139 questionnaires had at least a non-compliance to any of the requirements, resulting 17.8% of CIC inspections.
  • Inspected ships not detained for CIC-related deficiencies which comprises no CIC topic related detentions.


By ship type

  • A total of 271 (33.80%) CIC inspections concerned bulk carriers ships,
  • general cargo/multi-purpose 264 (33.80%) inspections,
  • oil tankers with 122 (15.62%) inspections and
  • chemical tankers with 52 (6.62%) inspections,
  • this comprises 736 (94.24%) total CIC inspections.


By flag state

  • Most inspections were carried out on board ships flying the flags of Panama with 128 (16.39%) inspections,
  • Marshall Islands with 90 (11.52%) inspections,
  • Malta with 80 (10.24%) inspections and
  • Turkey with 70 (7.12%) inspections.
  • A total of 24 flags, covering 9.76% of the total CIC inspections, had no CIC topic nonconformities.


By ship age

  • By ship age, ships under 15 years reported the most favourable results, but the situation worsened as the age of ships increased.
  • Older ships, particularly those 30 years and older, reported the least favourable results.


Most favourable results

The most favourable results related to:

  • whether bunker delivery notes indicate that fuel oils delivered and used on board is not exceeding the maximum allowed sulphur content appropriate Q2 (0.3%);
  • whether bunker delivery notes kept available on board for the required period of 3 years Q1 (1.2%); and
  • whether the ships which are using separate fuel oils to comply with the maximum sulphur content of 0.10% m/m in fuel oil and entering or leaving SOx emission control areas record detailed information showing that the ship has completed/initiated the change-over in the logbook prescribed by the Administration Q5 (1.2%).


Least favourable results

The most un-favourable results are questions 4, 6 and 7, which asked;

  • whether the ships which have rechargeable systems containing ozone-depleting substances have the ozone-depleting substances record book maintained Q4 (46.2%);
  • whether alternative arrangements, installed on board according to regulation approved by the flag State Q6 (30.5%); and
  • where an Approved Method in accordance with Annex VI, is installed, confirmed by a survey using the verification procedure specified in the Approved Method File, appropriate notation on the ship’s International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate of the presence of the Approved Method Q7 (21.16%).