During a three-month period, started on 1st September 2019 to 30th November 2019, Paris MoU, along with other MoUs and PSC Authorities, conducted a Concentrated Inspection Campaign, on Emergency Systems. Although, the Paris MoU has not issued any report yet, key findings are available on its Inspection Database which we analyze in this article. During the CIC period, a total number of 4,336 inspections conducted, resulting to 9,968 deficiencies and 134 detentions.
The Black Sea MoU issued preliminary results from the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures that took place from 1st September 2019 to 30th November 2019, revealing that 17 ships were detained for issues related to the CIC (a detention rate of 1.6%).
SQE MARINE provides recommendation on ensuring compliance with the requirements for preparation of emergency equipment, along with the crews’ ability to respond to emergency situations, in light of the approaching CIC, which will be conducted from 1st September to 30 November 2019, by the Paris, Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian MoUs.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control issued the questionnaire that will be used during their joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures, to take place from 1st September to 30 November 2019.
This year’s concentrated inspection campaigns by port state authorities will begin on 1 September 2019, focusing on emergency systems and procedures, including emergency drills for crew. For this reason, Gard P&I Club talks about the Potential CIC focus areas, and provides recommendations.
Black Sea MoU issued the results of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI throughout the region, that was conducted from 1st September 2018 to 30th November 2018. A total of 139 questionnaires had at least a non-compliance to a requirement, resulting 17.8% of CIC inspections.
The Paris MoU published results of its Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI between 1 September and 30 November 2018. The overall detention rate was 0.2% for CIC-topic deficiency rate (average number of deficiencies reported per inspection), which is a satisfactory result, Paris MoU said.
On May 1, 2019, the US Coast Guard concluded a year-long concentrated inspection campaign (CIC), focused on open lifeboats throughout the US commercial fleet as directed in the Commandant’s Final Action Memo on the 2015 sinking of the S.S. El Faro. US Coast Guard Marine Inspectors identified 68 deficiencies on 35 open lifeboats.
The Black Sea MoU issued preliminary results on CIC on MARPOL Annex VI, conducted by PSC officers in the Black Sea MoU region from 1 September to 30 November 2018. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 6.62 which means that “unsatisfactory” answer was given to a question on 6.62 % of occasions.
Meeting for their 20th session in Burgas, Bulgaria, representatives of the PSC Committee of Black Sea Region (BS MoU) reviewed and approved arrangements for the CIC on ‘Emergency System and Procedures’ and agreed to carry out CIC on during 1 September – 30 November 2019 jointly with the Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU.
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