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Ship arrested in Eastern Anchorage, Singapore

As data from the Supreme Court of Singapore shows, a vessel was arrested on June 24, at the Eastern Anchorage. The arrest took place after a local law company took action. As of now the reason of the arrest is not known. The Focal Investigation & Security Agency Pte Ltd was responsible for the arrest, which took place at the Eastern Anchorage.

Vessel with 18 deficiencies detained in Marina di Carrara

According to Paris MoU, the general cargo ‘Virile’ arrived at Marina di Carrara in Italy, on March 6, 2019, to load cargo, such as marble blocks, harvesters and other agricultural vehicles, bulldozers, etc. The vessel was expected to departure on March 14.

Paris MoU detains vessel in port of Neapolis, Greece

According to Paris MoU, the M/V Tok Tok vessel, with Samoa Flag, arrived at the port of Neapolis, Greece, on January 28,2018, because of a M/E malfunction. The vessel was not listed in the ‘Thetis’ system, most probably as it have never been inspected and hadn’t called a Paris MoU port.

Switzerland calls Nigeria to free detained vessel and crew

Switzerland requested the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) to order the release of a Swiss tanker and its crew detained in Nigeria since early 2018. The public hearing concerning the vessel and the crew was conducted on June 21 and 22 2019. 

List of ships detained in UK in May 2019

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that during May, there were three new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port, whereas four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during May 2019 after failing port state control (PSC) inspection.

List of ships detained in UK in April 2019

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that during April, there were two new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port, whereas four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during April 2019 after failing port state control (PSC) inspection.

Paris MoU detains vessel in port of Oristano, Italy

Paris MoU denied M/V AKASYA 1 access in its region, and detained the vessel in port of Oristano, Italy, on May 21, 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months. The ship flies the flag of Comoros which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.

Padre bulk carrier detention: Crew not scared to speak about their safety

In January 2008, three crew members of the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier ‘Padre’ told a local seafarer’s charity that they feared for their safety onboard. Thorough inspection shortly after identified key safety issues and the ship was detained immediately, while ISM certification was withdrawn.

Oil tanker detained in Malaysia due to lack of anchoring permit

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency detained the crude oil tanker ‘MT Saiq’ over lack of anchoring permit, on May 21. The vessel was anchored off Pulau Jarak since May 16, and failed to submit a permit to anchor. After the detention, the ship and all of its 25 crewmembers, along with their Captain were detained as well.

Several RMI-flagged ships detained in US in 2019, SMS key cause

The US Coast Guard has detained several Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)-flagged ships operating in the US during the first quarter of 2019, for purportedly failing to follow, or fully implement, a Safety Management System (SMS), the RMI announced. 

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