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Ships detained in Paris MoU region in November

The Paris MoU has issued its list of ship detentions for November 2020. The details of detentions are entered in the information system of the Paris MoU after the ship has been released.

Two cargo ships banned from Paris MoU region

The Albanian-flagged general cargo ship M/V RAFAELO I and the Comoros-flagged livestock carrier M/V ETAB were detained in the Paris MoU region within December. Both vessels flied flags that are black on the current Paris MoU list. 

Paris MoU: PSC efforts have increased since June

The port calls and number of inspections decreased substantially in the period from March to June as a consequence of COVID-19, but port state control efforts have increased since June, according to Paris MoU. 

Paris MoU: PSC efforts have increased since June

The port calls and number of inspections decreased substantially in the period from March to June as a consequence of COVID-19, but port state control efforts have increased since June, according to Paris MoU. 

Paris MoU annual PSC report: Ship detentions drop to 526 in 2019

The Paris MoU has published its 2019 Annual PSC Report, revealing a decrease in detention percentage to 2.94% (from 3.17%). The number of detainable deficiencies has decreased again to 2,995 from 3,250 in 2018. ISM was the main detainable deficiency area in 2019.  

Paris MoU performance lists 2019: 14 flags in Black List

The Paris MoU Committee approved the 2019 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flag States and Recognized Organizations (ROs). A total of 70 flags are in this year’s list, including 41 on the “White List”, 16 on the “Grey List” and 13 on the “Black list”. These lists are in effect from 1st July 2020.

CIC 2020 postponed due to COVID-19

In response to the situation with regard to COVID-19, the members States of the Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU have decided to postpone the CIC for 2020. This year, the CIC would have been focused on stability (in general).

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