Cyprus Fleet Port State Control Performance 2020 - 2022


( The Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM), as envisaged by
SEAchange2030”, encourages a proactive culture of quality on Cyprus-flagged ships with the aim to prevent future detentions and, to this end, it provides systematic information to shipowners and ship managers on:

(a) port State control concentrated inspection campaigns; and

(b) the outcomes of the analysis of deficiencies and non-conformities reported in the framework of:

        i. Port State control inspections
        ii. Annual reports of the Memoranda of Understanding on port State control
        iii. Flag State control.

The 2nd Report on “Cyprus Fleet Port State Control Performance” is now published and can be downloaded further below.

Outline of the Statistical Data Analysis results:

  • In 2020 & 2021 the number of Port State Control Inspections decreased due to Covid-19 pandemic;
  • The Covid-19 pandemic, even though still is an ongoing situation, does not seem to have a significant impact on ships safety standards;
  • Most detentions occurred in Australia and USA;
  • Ships aged between 5 to 15 years and over 25 years are more vulnerable to detention;
  • Bulk Carriers and General Cargo Ships are more vulnerable to detention;
  • Most detainable deficiencies in Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU and US Coast Guard were reported in deficiency category Fire Safety, Life Saving Appliances and ISM.


Download the 2nd Report on “Cyprus Fleet Port State Control Performance” for the years 2020 -2022:






Source: Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry





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