(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This annual report summarises the port State control developments and activities of the Tokyo MOU in 2018. Moreover, the report also provides port State control statistics and analysis on the results of inspections carried out by member Authorities during the year.
In 2018, 31,589 inspections, involving 17,301 individual ships, were carried out on ships registered under 99 flags. Out of 31,589 inspections, there were 18,091 inspections where ships were found with deficiencies.
In 2018, 934 ships registered under 63 flags were detained due to serious deficiencies having been found onboard. The detention rate of ships inspected was 2.96%. Both the number of detentions and detention percentage has decreased continuously.
A total of 73,441 deficiencies were recorded in 2018. It has been noted that fire safety measures, safety of navigation and life-saving appliances continue to be the top three categories of deficiencies discovered on ships.
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Source: Tokyo MOU