MCA Figure

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency has announced that four foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during May after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were three new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports since then and one vessel under detention from the previous month.

The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last 12 months was 2.97% this is down from Aprils twelve month rate.

In May 145 Port State Control inspections were carried out and while a total of 48 vessels had no deficiencies raised against them, 66 had between one and five deficiencies, 24 had between six and ten deficiencies, six had between 11 and 20 deficiencies and one vessel inspected had more than 20 deficiencies.