Deficiency per Inspection
A significant reduction in deficiencies has partly affected the deficiency per inspection factor.
Same the detention per inspection factor reduced almost to half during 2010 but since then an increasing trend is noticed
Top 5 Deficiency Categories
The top 5 deficiency categories remain more or less the same and are parted by:
- Safety Of Navigation
- Fire Fighting
- Labor Conditions
- Life Saving Appliances
- Cartificate & Documentation
It is worth noticing that since MLC implementation (2013), labor conditions have been reduced almost to half in comparison with previous years.
Concluding, Paris MoU is considered as one of the challenging areas for PSC inspections given that almost all northern part of the region is designated as Special Area & ECA area. PSCOs in Paris MoU are well trained and focus inspections on serious practical items that may put in danger human life, vessel, cargo and environment.