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.
The Paris MoU has issued its list of detentions for June 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 informed that the M/V ‘Discover’ was detained in the Port of Dordrecht, the Netherlands, on 27 June 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months. The ship carries the flag of Moldova, which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.
The Comoros-flagged general cargo vessel ‘Abdul G’ was banned from the Paris MoU region for failing to call at the repair yard in Turkey as agreed, following its detention and release earlier in June. The ship was detained in the Greek port of Thessaloniki on 30 April 2019 and was released on 12 June.
Paris MoU issued its annual PSC report, noting that the detention percentage of 3.15% in 2018 has significantly decreased compared to the 3.87% in 2017. The number of ships that received a banning order has also decreased from 32 in 2017 to 24 this year. ISM was again at the top of the five most frequently recorded deficiencies in 2018.
According to Paris MoU, the general cargo ‘Virile’ arrived at Marina di Carrara in Italy, on March 6, 2019, to load cargo, such as marble blocks, harvesters and other agricultural vehicles, bulldozers, etc. The vessel was expected to departure on March 14.
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