Paris MoU announced that the cargo ship “SHEKSNA” was detained in Savona (Italy) on 12 August 2022. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months.
nder the provisions of section 4 of the Paris MoU, Article 16 of EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC, the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorage in the Paris MOU region, except a port and anchorage of the ship’s flag State.
This refusal of access will become applicable immediately after the ship is authorized to leave this port and anchorage.
As this is the first refusal of access order, the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.
The ship flies the flag of Cameroon, which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.
According to information, the inspection found 19 grounds for detention, that had to do with:
- Fire safety
- the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)
- safety of navigation
- Vessel certificates.
Inspectors also discovered missing, expired or invalid seafarers’ employment agreements, fire safety operational booklets, bunker oil pollution damage certificate and safety manning documents.
Finally, the emergency fire pump and lighting were not operational and there was a lack of training on board.