M/V “Mila” has been refused access to the Paris MoU region for three months, after it skipped Ukrainian repair call due to waiting time.
ila was detained in Chioggia (Italy) on 2 May 2022, left the port on 10 May 2022 but failed to call at the repair yard in IZMAIL (Ukraine) as agreed.
Therefore under the provisions of section 4 of the Paris MoU, Article 16 of EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC, the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorage in the Paris MOU region, except a port and anchorage of the ship’s flag State.
Paris MoU also draws the attention to the provisions of Section 4.4 of the Paris MOU, Article 21.6 of EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC1, which allow access to a specific port and anchorage in the event of force majeure or overriding safety considerations, or to reduce or minimize the risk of pollution or to have deficiencies rectified, provided that adequate measures to the satisfaction of the competent authority of such State have been implemented by the company or the master of the ship to ensure safe entry.
The Paris MoU Committee also approved at its 55th meeting the 2021 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flag States and Recognized Organizations (ROs).
Regarding the “White, Grey and Black List” for 2021, a total number of 68 flags are listed:
- 40 on the “White List”
- 21 on the “Grey List”
- 7 on the “Black List”.
In 2020 the total number of flag States on the list was 70 of which 39 on the “White List”, 22 on the “Grey List” and 9 on the “Black List”.