The Paris MoU is pleased to announce that this year marks the 35th anniversary when the Memorandum on Port State Control was signed by 14 countries and has produced an infographic to illustrate major milestones accomplished over these years. The Paris MoU was established in 1982 and since then, the agreement has expanded to 27 members.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency announced that eight foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports, during February 2017, after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection and publishes details of the foreign flagged vessels detained in UK ports each month.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry announced the award of Qualship 21 status by the United States Coast Guard to 30 bulk carriers owned and operated by Star Bulk Carriers Corp. The Qualship 21 program provides positive rewards to high quality ships and can only be awarded to vessels sailing under a qualifying flag.
The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping announced the appointment of Christian Bahr as its sales executive in Germany. Based in Hamburg, Bahr will be responsible for communicating the competitive advantages of the Cyprus flag and maritime cluster to the German market.
The Paris MoU announced that it has agreed on a new Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) for next year which will focus on MARPOL Annex VI to highlight the importance of the IMO requirements for stricter limits on air pollution from ships.
Paris MoU introduces a new statistical feature on inspection results. This new feature provides access online to the results of inspections throughout the region in a user friendly and easily accessible way.
In May, EMSA participated in the Paris MoU (PMOU) annual meeting in various capacities
Vitaly Klyuev, the official Russian candidate for the IMO Secretary-General post held a presentation on the current IMO issues
Vitaly Klyuev has taken part in the opening ceremony of the 48th meeting of the PSC of the Paris MoU
Paris MoU deficiency code list
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- Cyber Security
ClassNK joins MTS-ISAC to boost its cyber risk management07/07/2020
Tianjin Port, Huawei to develop green and smart port07/07/2020
Shell's report reveals decarbonization at top three priorities in shipping07/07/2020
Nautical Institute President focuses on diversity, branch engagement and technology07/07/2020
Denmark's Energy Agency green-lights Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline request07/07/2020
PCG files criminal charges against bulk carrier, after collision07/07/2020
- Maritime Health
Cruise Lines establish expert panels to resume cruising07/07/2020
New white paper calls for a holistic approach to address increasing container fires07/07/2020