Paris MOU – 2017 performance lists for Flag states and Recognized Organizations (ROs).

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) At its 51st meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2017 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations (ROs). These lists will take effect from 1 July 2018. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum, from  flags with a high performance to flags with…

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Port State Control CIC on MARPOL Annex VI from 1 Sept to 30 Nov 2018 – Black Sea MoU, Indian Ocean MoU, Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Port State Control Concentrated Inspection Campaigns (CIC) are periodical inspections that focus on a specific topic. They are carried out during routine PSC inspections, with an additional checklist, for a period of three months. This CIC will start in these PSC regimes on 1 September and last until 30 November 2018. The additional questionnaire…

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Port State Control CIC on Auxiliary machinery 1 June to 31 August 2018 – Viña del Mar MoU

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Viña del Mar MOU has announced the launch of a concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on Auxiliary machinery, to run from 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018. The CIC aims to ensure the safety of auxiliary machinery, especially the working condition and maintenance of the auxiliary engines, auxiliary equipment and their related alarm systems.…

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Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Port State Control Report 2017

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Australia has one of the largest mixed market economies and is the largest continental landmass in the world surrounded by water. Therefore, Australia’s national livelihood remains focused on ensuring maritime trade to and from the country remains safe, efficient and complies with all relevant international conventions. Australia relies on sea transport for 99 per cent of its…

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USCG releases their 2017 Port State Control annual report

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The USCG Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance announced the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2017. This report marks another year of PSC activities and provides the global maritime industry key statistics and compliance trends in relation to compliance with U.S. and international regulations, such as the Safety of Life at Sea…

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DNVGL – Ballast Water Management – checklist for preparation of PSC inspections

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com)The international Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) came into force on 8 September 2017. In Paris MoU alone, the Port State Control (PSC) issued more than 70 deficiencies regarding BWM in the last four months of 2017; worldwide more than 160 deficiencies were identified up to March 2018. This news provides you with an overview…

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