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.
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.
USCG issued its 2019 Flag State Control Domestic Annual Report, summarizing statistics regarding inspections and enforcement of regulations on US-flagged vessels. The number of vessel inspections increased by 1,423 and the average number of deficiencies identified per inspection increased from 1.26 to 1.48 in 2019.
Following preliminary results published in January, Black Sea MoU has now issued its final report on CIC on Emergency Systems and Procedures, that took place from 1st September 2019 to 30th November 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.
The Indian Ocean MoU shared its preliminary results on the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency System and Procedures that took place in the region from 1 September 2019 and 30 November 2019. During that period, IOMOU authorities detained a total of nine ships for issues related to the CIC.
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