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Black Sea MoU: Key results from CIC on Emergency Systems

The Black Sea MoU issued preliminary results from the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures that took place from 1st September 2019 to 30th November 2019, revealing that 17 ships were detained for issues related to the CIC (a detention rate of 1.6%). 

Black Sea MoU issues CIC on MARPOL Annex VI results

Black Sea MoU issued the results of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI throughout the region, that was conducted from 1st September 2018 to 30th November 2018. A total of 139 questionnaires had at least a non-compliance to a requirement, resulting 17.8% of CIC inspections.

Black Sea MoU: Ship detentions decreased in 2018

The Black Sea MoU issued its annual PSC report, noting a a detention percentage of 5.33% in 2018. A total of 278 detentions were warranted to ships found with serious deficiencies, representing an 1.77% decrease as compared with 283 detentions in 2017.

Black Sea MoU: Preliminary results of CIC on MARPOL Annex VI

The Black Sea MoU issued preliminary results on CIC on MARPOL Annex VI, conducted by PSC officers in the Black Sea MoU region from 1 September to 30 November 2018. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 6.62 which means that “unsatisfactory” answer was given to a question on 6.62 % of occasions. 

New CIC on Emergency System and Procedures

Meeting for their 20th session in Burgas, Bulgaria, representatives of the PSC Committee of Black Sea Region (BS MoU) reviewed and approved arrangements for the CIC on ‘Emergency System and Procedures’ and agreed to carry out CIC on during 1 September – 30 November 2019 jointly with the Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU.

Joint CIC on MARPOL Annex VI: Key outcomes

The latest Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) was jointly conducted from 1st September to 30th November 2018 by the Paris, Tokyo, India and Black Sea MoU, focusing on compliance with the MARPOL Annex VI. Namely, during these three months, the PSC Authorities checked eleven items as mentioned in the CIC questionnaire.

Best practice guide for CIC on MARPOL Annex VI

SQE MARINE recommends best practices to check compliance with the applicable requirements of the MARPOL Annex VI for the forthcoming CIC which will be held for a period of three months by Paris, Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian MoUs.

Ship detentions increase in Black Sea MoU in 2017

The Black Sea MoU issued its 2017 PSC Annual report, reporting a total of 283 detentions warranted to ships found with serious deficiencies. This represents a detention percentage of 5.54% which is 23.58% increase as compared with 229 detentions in 2016. A total of 5,112 inspections were conducted in 2017.

CIC results 2017 on safety of navigation in Black Sea MoU

From 1st September 2017 to 30th November 2017, the Black Sea MoU, in conjunction with the Tokyo MoU and Paris MoU and other MoUs, carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation. From 983 inspections, 59 ships were detained with 21 (35.6%) detentions being within the CIC scope.

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