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Ships detained in UK during Jan. 2019

Four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during January 2019 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection, according to data provided by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

N. Zealand detains ship for not paying crew

Maritime NZ detained the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Daiwan Justice on 2 March 2019, at Lyttelton. The detention came after a complaint that the crewmembers’ wages had not been paid for almost four months. As  a similar case took place with the same operator last year, Maritime NZ is considering what compliance actions it may take against the company.

General cargo vessel refused access to Paris MoU

The Paris MoU informed that the ship M/V ‘Elg’ was detained in Gibraltar on 12 February 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship carries the flag of Moldova which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list. As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will last 3 months.

Vessel detentions in Indonesia due to ‘illegal anchoring’

According to a recent release by the North P&I Club,  its SPICA correspondents in Indonesia informed about an increasing number of vessels being detained by the local authorities while they are at anchor in the waters around the island of Bintan, which is a popular place for vessels to “waiting for orders” because it is close to shipping lanes, and believed to be OPL (Operational Port Limited) Singapore. However, these waters are within Indonesian territorial waters where local regulation apply.

Ship denied access to Paris MoU region

Paris MoU informed that the M/V ‘MY FILIZ’ was detained in the Port Constanta, in Romania, on 5 February 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship carries the flag of Moldova which is currently black on the Paris MoU WGB list. As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.

General cargo ship refused access to Paris MoU region

The general cargo ship ‘Volgo-Don 5066’ was detained in Russia’s port Rostov-on-Don on 27 January. The ship flies the flag of Comoros which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list. This is its third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. 

Ships detained in Paris MoU during December 2018

The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for December 2018, containing information about ships which were detained in the region during the month under review. The details of detentions are entered in the information system of the Paris MoU after the ship has been released. In general, a ship is not released from detention before all necessary repairs have been made. However, sometimes it is not possible to repair all defects at the place of detention.

Ship refused access in Paris MoU region

M/V ‘Agnes’ was detained in port of Azov, Russia, on 15 January 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship carries the flag of Tanzania which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list. As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will last 3 months.

Ship refused access to Paris MoU region

M/V “Nila” was detained in port of Kavkaz, in Russia, on 14 October 2018. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship carries the flag of Togo which is black on the Paris MoU WGB list. Because this is the second refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will last 12 months.

Brightoil link VLCC detained in China

According to Haikou Maritime Court’s announcement, the Brightoil link VLCC, owned by a Hong Kong company, was detained at Yangpu Port at the request of the vessel owner’s creditor bank in France. The court stated that the arrest was requested by a French bank that has provided the shipowner with $45.5m in loans, of which over $43m in principal and interest is overdue.

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