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Paris MoU publishes performance list for 2018, 1 flag added to White List

The Paris MoU Committee approved the 2018 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will apply from 1 July 2019. The list is based on the total number of inspections and detentions over a 3-year rolling period for flags with at least 30 inspections in that period. 

Paris MoU: Results of CIC on MARPOL Annex VI

The Paris MoU published results of its Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI between 1 September and 30 November 2018. The overall detention rate was 0.2% for CIC-topic deficiency rate (average number of deficiencies reported per inspection), which is a satisfactory result, Paris MoU said.

Paris MoU detains vessel in port of Oristano, Italy

Paris MoU denied M/V AKASYA 1 access in its region, and detained the vessel in port of Oristano, Italy, on May 21, 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months. The ship flies the flag of Comoros which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.

Paris MoU satisfied with MARPOL Annex VI compliance

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) conducted its 52nd Committee meeting in St. Petersburg, Russian, from 13-17 May 2019. The Committee reviewed the work of the Paris MoU of the last year, also taking into account the declaration of the 3rd Joint Ministerial Conference, and took decisions for the upcoming period.

Ship detentions in Paris MoU region during April

The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for April 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.

Paris MoU refuses access to cargo vessel

Paris MoU released a statement according to which, the cargo vessel ‘Agios Rafail’ was denied access in the Paris MoU region. Specifically, the Moldova-flagged ship was detained in Pula, Croatia, on April 16, 2019. Mainly, this is the third detention to occur in the Paris MoU region in the timeframe of three years.

Ships detained in Paris MoU during March 2019

The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for March 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. In general, a ship is not released from detention before all necessary repairs have been made.

General cargo ship refused access to Paris MoU

M/V Dana 1 was detained in Salerno, Italy on 29 March 2019, as Paris MoU informed. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship flies the flag of Moldova which is currently black on the Paris MoU WGB list. As this is the second refusal of access order, the period of the refusal of access will be 12 months.

Ship detentions in Paris MoU region in February 2019

The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for February 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.

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.

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