Riyadh MoU issued its annual PSC report, recording a slight drop of 0.22% in the number of inspections, but an increase of 16.12% on the number of inspections with deficiencies as well as an increase of 39.13% in the number of detentions through 2019.
PSC Annual Report
Caribbean MoU issued its annual PSC report, noting a total of 11 ship detentions and 1027 deficiencies in 2019. Fire safety measures was the highest deficiency recorded, followed by Life Saving Appliances.
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.
Indian Ocean MoU issued its annual PSC report, noting an increase in total number of inspections in 2019, compared with 2018. The number of detentions, detention rate and the number of underperforming ships have started to decrease in 2019.
Abuja MoU shared its PSC statistics for 2019, revealing 2,695 inspections were carried out on 2,091 ships. There was a total of 21 detentions during the year, resulting in a 50% increase in the number of detentions compared to 2018.
In its annual PSC report for 2019, Tokyo MoU informed of 983 ships detentions with detention rate at 3.13%. Tokyo MoU has recorded a total of 73,393 deficiencies, mostly related to fire safety measures, life-saving appliances and safety of navigation.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance announced the release of the US Port State Control Annual Report for 2019, presenting its key findings for the year that passed.
In April 2018, the Department of Homeland Security of USCG released its annual report concerning the PSC performance of U.S. flagged vessels. The report includes deficiency and detention rates for each type of inspected vessel, as well as performance metrics for Recognized Organizations that perform work on the Coast Guard’s behalf.
The US Coast Guard launched its Domestic Vessel Annual Report, collecting data from the USCG’s Marine Information Safety and Law Enforcement (MISLE) database regarding vessel population, inspections conducted, and deficiencies issued for the 2018 calendar year.
Following release of its PSC annual report last week, Paris MoU issued an infographic summarizing the key figures from its PSC inspections throughout 2017. The report revealed a slight increase in the number of inspections and a slight decrease in the detention percentage for 2017; 3.82% compared to 3.84% in 2016.
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