ship detentions

Cargo ship banned from Paris MoU region

The general cargo ship M/V “BISLAN” was detained in Port of Azov, Russia, on 11 March 2020, Paris MoU informed. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months.

Indian Ocean MoU: Key results of CIC on emergency systems

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.

Tokyo MoU: Preliminary results of CIC on Emergency Systems

Tokyo MoU shared preliminary results from its concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on emergency systems and procedures that was carried out in the region from 1st September 2019 to 30 November 2019. During the CIC, authorities inspected a total of 7,174 vessels, of which 55 (0.77%) were detained as a direct result of the campaign. 

Ship banned from Paris MoU region over jumping detention

The Panamanian-flagged general cargo ship ‘Evora’ has been denied access to any port in the Paris MoU region over jumping detention. The ship was detained in port Tarrea Pier, Ireland on 12 September 2019 and departed from Tarrea Pier in the period from 17 – 20 January.

Australian authorities release Yang Ming container ship

Australian authorities released from arrest the Liberian-flagged container ship ‘YM Eternity’, the Taiwanese-based owner Yang Ming informed, only a day after the ship was arrested at Port Botany over pollution dept. 

Paris MoU denies access to vessel in port Midia, Romania

Paris MoU reports that it refused access to “Uranus II” vessel, as it was flying under the flag of Sierra Leone, which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB List. Specifically, the vessel was detained in port Midia, in Romania, on January 28, 2020.

Ships detained in Paris MoU region in December

The Paris MoU has issued its list of ship detentions for December 2019. The details of detentions are entered in the information system of the Paris MoU after the ship has been released. Due to technical issues, this list was not based on release date but on detention date.

UK: Foreign flagged ship detentions in December

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that during December there were three new detention of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port, while seven foreign flagged ships remained under detention during December 2019 after failing port state control (PSC) inspection.

Paris MoU: Deadline for submission of 2019 detention review cases

In case an owner or operator declines to use the National appeal procedure but still wishes to complain about a detention decision, such a complaint should be sent to the flag State or the recognized organization (if authorized to act for the flag State), the Paris MoU informed. 


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