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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.

Russian ship still detained in UK after grounding off Falmouth

The Russian cargo ship ‘Kuzma Minin’ that ran aground off Cornwall a year ago is still kept under detention in UK, according to the latest update on list detentions by UK MCA. The ship was detained shortly after grounding off Falmouth in December 2018.

UK: Foreign flagged ship detentions in November

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

UK MCA updates Code of Safe Working Practices

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has updated its Code of safe working practices for merchant seafarers (COSWP) 2019, which was firstly published on 4 September 2015. The Code of Safe Working Practices (COSWP) Code details the regulatory framework for health and safety on board, safety management and statutory duties underlying the advice in the Code and the areas that should be covered when introducing a recruit to the safety procedures on board.

Foreign flagged vessels detained in the UK in October

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

UK MCA to test autonomous ships in Portland

The UK MCA chose UK’s Portland as a test site for a new online platform which will allow data sharing; In this way, MCA will be able to share data with additional organizations that will assist in the development and testing of MASS in UK waters.

UK MCA boards cargo that departed Sweden without permission

Scandinavian Coast Guard asked the UK MCA to board the Rix Emerald following allegations that the vessel departed Sweden without permission, and disappeared when the Swedish Transport Agency tried to detain the vessel, as the Courier reports.

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