Paris MoU issued its 2016 Annual report on Port State Control, which shows a significant increase in the refusal of access (bans) within the region. In 2016, the bans were 20, compared to 11 in 2015, while the number of detentions and detainable deficiencies has also increased.
PSC Annual Report
ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control, aiming to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC, as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2016.
Overall, statistics from 2013 to 2016 show an increase in the number of detentions and deficiencies per inspection. This demonstrates the increased confidence of port State inspectors arising from the trainings offered by the IMO and other regional MoUs, Abuja MoU comments.
In latest ‘Signals’ publication, the North of England P&I Club includes an analysis of the results of the Paris and Tokyo MoU PSC Annual Reports (for 2015), which shows significant improvement in the number of vessels being detained and the number of deficiencies being recorded.
The USCG Port State Control 2016 Annual Report has been released mentioning a decrease in detentions from 202 to 103, the lowest through the last five years. The report provides key statistics related to the enforcement of regulations under the SOLAS, the MARPOL, and ISPS Code.
The Indian MOU has issued its Annual Report on the Port State Control in the Indian Ocean region (IOMOU) for 2016. A total of 6,010 inspections were carried out in 2016. Out of these inspections, 3,393 inspections were found to have 14,830 deficiencies in total.
AMSA notes that while there was an increase in the detention rate and rate of deficiencies per inspection, the overall picture indicates PSC regime continued to exert a positive influence on the quality of shipping in 2016
AMSA has released its Annual Report on Port State Control for 2015. The changes to the shipping industry’s safety regulatory framework by the Navigation Act 2012 and the adoption of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 had their second full year in effect in 2015.
ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2015.
Paris MoU has published its Annual Report on Port State Controls which contains details of the main developments in the Paris MoU for the year and the outcomes of their inspections. The PSC Annual Report highlights large decrease in number of banned ships within the region during 2015.
- Maritime Health
Update 19th October: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus19/10/2020
IG Clubs: the plight of seafarers should be high on everyone’s agenda19/10/2020
UK MAIB warning: CO alarms onboard can save lives19/10/2020
UN waits for access to decaying Yemen tanker19/10/2020
Malta stops passengers disembarking from MSC Grandiosa over COVID-19 suspicions19/10/2020
UKCS hydrocarbon output never to rise above 2 million boepd again, Rystad says19/10/2020
New Code of Practice for offshore pipeline and umbilical installation systems launched19/10/2020
Japan to release Fukushima contaminated water into sea19/10/2020
Baltic Exchange: Maritime market highlights 12-16 Oct19/10/2020
Pirates kidnap crewmember of LNG carrier off Equatorial Guinea19/10/2020