ship inspections

List of ships detained in the UK in January 2021

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that six foreign-flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during January 2021 after failing PSC inspection. During January, there were zero new detentions of foreign-flagged vessels in a UK port.

UN inspection of FSO Safer off Yemen further delayed

A UN mission to inspect the long-abandoned fuel tanker FSO Safer, which lies off Yemen threatening to cause an oil spill, has been postponed for March, due to “delays with international shipping”, the body said. 

Tokyo MoU agrees to conduct CIC on BWM in 2025

During its virtual meeting last week, Tokyo MoU PSC Committee considered and agreed to accept the proposal by the Paris MoU to carry out a CIC on Ballast Water Management (BWM) in 2025. 

List of ships detained in UK in December 2020

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that six foreign-flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports at the end of December 2020 after failing PSC inspection. In December, there were four new detentions of foreign-flagged vessels in a UK port.

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