The Maritime Authorities of the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central African region (Abuja MoU) carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on LifeSaving Appliances from 1 September 2018 to 30 November 2018. 611 Port State inspections were carried out and no ship was detained due to the campaign.
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.
Tokyo MoU conducted the concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI from 1 September 2018 to 30 November 2018. Member Authorities inspected 6,604 vessels, of which 4 (0.06%) were detained, due to the campaign. Overall, 176 (2.14%) ships were detained during the campaign. The highest number of CIC inspections regarding ship type were performed on bulk carriers 2,402 (36.37%).
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.
Paris MoU on Port State Control issued an official announcement to remind the launch, along with Tokyo MoU, of a joint three-month Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI, starting from 1 September 2018 and ending 30 November 2018.
The Paris MoU conducted a Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation including ECDIS jointly with the Tokyo MOU between 1 September 2017 and 30 November 2017. During the CIC, 4,288 inspections were carried out, with the total CIC detention rate per individual ship being 3.5%.
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.
Viña del Mar MoU has launched a CIC, from 1 June to 31 August 2018, to ensure compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1, on safety of auxiliary machinery. USCG has initiated CIC for vessels fitted with open lifeboats. Black Sea MoU, Indian Ocean MoU, Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU will run CIC on MARPOL VI in September to November 2018.
The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control held its 51st Committee meeting in Cascais, Portugal, from the 7-11 May 2018. The Paris MoU agreed to an information campaign by issuing a “Letter of Warning” starting 1 January 2019, to encourage timely compliance.
The USCG initiated the Concentrated Inspection Campaign, that is running from 2 May 2018 – 1 May 2019, for all US-flag vessels fitted with open lifeboats. The purpose of the CIC is to ensure that these critical lifesaving appliances are maintained in working order and ready for immediate use.
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