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Paris MOU 2018 Safety Inspection Report

  • 1.  Paris MOU 2018 Safety Inspection Report

    Posted 06-17-2019 10:04


    The Paris MoU on Port State Control carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI between 1 September and 30 November 2018. During the campaign, the Paris MoU member States focussed on the level of compliance and created awareness with the requirements of MARPOL Annex VI. This report documents the results of the campaign for the Paris MoU Maritime Authorities.

    During the CIC, a total of 4,021 inspections were carried out. The CIC-topic detention rate was 0.2% (7 ships were detained).

    Ships from 86 flag states were inspected during the CIC. 80 flag states (93%) did not have any CICtopic related detentions. Of those that did, the highest number of ships detained were Antigua & Barbuda (2), followed by Malta (1), Panama (1), Republic of Moldova (1), Saint Vincent and the
    Grenadines (1), and Cyprus (1). The highest percentage of ships detained however was The Republic of Moldova (3.6%), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (2.4%), Antigua & Barbuda (1.2%), Cyprus (0.8%), Malta (0.3%), and Panama (0.2%).

    Of the Paris MoU member States, the Russian Federation conducted the most inspections (346). Italy detained the highest percentage of ships for CIC-related deficiencies (1%).

    The complete report can be found at this link:  Paris MOU CIC Report 2018