Paris MoU aspires to balance its inspections and their outcome in line with the upcoming 2020 sulphur cap; Yet, Carien Droppers, Deputy Secretary General at Paris MoU commented to BIMCO that the inspections often face challenges in ensuring that the results are identical in every port.
Paris MoU reports the ban of two vessels that both were flying under “black” flags based on the current Paris MoU WGB list; Both vessels mark the third and fourth detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months.
The general cargo ship ‘Hak’ was detained in port Constanta, Romania, on 15 October 2019. This is its third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months, so the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorage in the region for three months.
Paris MoU reports the detention of the vessel, M/V Regga, on October 3, 2019, marking its third detention in the last 36 months; The vessel is not allowed to enter or anchor any port within the Paris MoU region after flying under the flag Comoros.
The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for August 2019, containing information about ships detained in the region. The details of detentions are entered in the information system of the Paris MoU after the ship has been released.
The general cargo ship ‘MV Sara’ was detained in the Italian port Monfalcone on 3 September. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months. As this is the first refusal of access order, the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.
The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for July 2019, containing information about ships detained in the region during the month under review. The details of detentions are entered in the information system of the Paris MoU after the ship has been released.
The Paris MoU announced detention of the general cargo ship ‘Lizori’ in Russian Port of Eysk on 19 July 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship flies the flag of Moldova which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.
SQE MARINE provides recommendation on ensuring compliance with the requirements for preparation of emergency equipment, along with the crews’ ability to respond to emergency situations, in light of the approaching CIC, which will be conducted from 1st September to 30 November 2019, by the Paris, Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian MoUs.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control issued the questionnaire that will be used during their joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures, to take place from 1st September to 30 November 2019.
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