Posts Tagged ‘Paris MOU’

Get September’s Navigation Safety Inspection campaign on your radar, says GNS

Get September’s Navigation Safety Inspection campaign on your radar, says GNS
Operational bridge teams should prepare to demonstrate compliance and competence across a range of navigational disciplines London, 10 August 2017. Global Navigation Solutions (GNS), the maritime services group, is supporting seafarers during the upcoming Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Navigation...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Concentrated Inspection Campaign – Safety of Navigation

Concentrated Inspection Campaign – Safety of Navigation
… CIC on Safety of Navigation including ECDIS The Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU have announced a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) focusing on the Safety of Navigation including ECDIS. The CIC aims at checking the compliance with Safety of Navigation, including Electronic Chart Display Information...
August 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on safety of navigation (SOLAS CH.V)

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on safety of navigation (SOLAS CH.V)
Richard Schiferli The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on SAFETY OF NAVIGATION. The aim of the CIC is to check compliance with the applicable requirements of the SOLAS Convention,...
July 31st, 2017 | Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

2016 Annual Report Paris MoU on Port State Control

2016 Annual Report Paris MoU on Port State Control
Richard Schiferli 2016 shows a large increase in the refusal of access (“bans”) within the region: 20 bans compared to 11 in 2015. The detention percentage has also increased from 3.4% to 3.8%. The number of detainable deficiencies has increased 7.3% compared to 2015. The number of inspections carried...
July 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Flags, Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Performance lists Paris MoU

Performance lists Paris MoU
Richard Schiferli At its 50th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2016 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2017. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum,...
June 20th, 2017 | Flags, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Results Concentrated Inspection Campaign Crew Familiarization Entry into Enclosed Spaces

Results Concentrated Inspection Campaign Crew Familiarization Entry into Enclosed Spaces
Richard Schiferli Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry in Paris MoU has raised awareness PSCO’s in the Tokyo MoU and Paris MoU regions have performed a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry from 1...
February 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Regulatory | Read More

General inspection information now available on the Paris MoU site

General inspection information now available on the Paris MoU site
Richard W.J. Schiferli, the Paris MoU Secretary General The Paris MoU site (www.parismou.org) introduces a new statistical feature on inspection results. This new feature provides access to the results of inspections throughout the region in a user friendly and easily accessible way. Information at hand...
October 14th, 2015 | Associations, Flags, Health and Safety, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLDWIDE – LAUNCH OF JOINT CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN Launch of joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign COUNTRY: Worldwide The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control has launched a joint Concentrated...
September 1st, 2015 | Associations, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

New performance lists Paris MoU

New performance lists Paris MoU
Richard Schiferli At its 48th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2014 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2015. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum,...
June 8th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Russian candidate for IMO’s top post takes part in 48th session of Paris MoU opening ceremony

Russian candidate for IMO’s top post takes part in 48th session of Paris MoU opening ceremony
Vitaly Klyuev participates in opening ceremony of Paris MoU 48th session   Vitaly Klyuev, the official Russian candidate for the IMO Secretary-General post has taken part in the opening ceremony of the 48th meeting of the Port State Control Committee of the Paris MoU. Being involved in PSC activity...
May 18th, 2015 | IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Unsatisfactory compliance with hours of rest

Unsatisfactory compliance with hours of rest
Richard Schiferli Preliminary results from the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest, carried out between 1 September 2014 and 30 November 2014 in the Paris MoU region show that: 16 ships (14% of detentions during CIC) were detained over the 3 month period as a direct result...
January 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, HR, News, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL PSC Update 08-2014/December – PARIS MOU Guidelines for fuel oil quality in emission control areas

DNV GL PSC Update 08-2014/December – PARIS MOU Guidelines for fuel oil quality in emission control areas
From January 2015, the requirements for Sulphur Emission (SOx) in the Emission Control Areas(ECA) of The North Sea, English Channel, Baltic Sea and in areas 200 nautical miles from the US and Canada coast will be strengthened. Vessels operating in these areas will have to reduce their Sulphur emissions...
December 19th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port State Control results Maritime Labour Convention one year after entry into force

Port State Control results Maritime Labour Convention one year after entry into force
Richard Schiferli Results first year Maritime Labour Convention: 113 ships detained for MLC related deficiencies 20 August 2014 marked the first anniversary of the entry into force of the  Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006). During these first 12 months 113 ships were detained by one of the Paris...
November 17th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Flags, Health and Safety, ILO, IMO, News, Organisations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest
Richard Schiferli The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to establish that watchkeeping personnel are meeting the requirements regarding hours of rest as...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, News, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

ICS calls for harmonised port state control with respect to sulphur emission control areas

ICS calls for harmonised port state control with respect to sulphur emission control areas
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is encouraging the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control to ensure that a harmonised approach to PSC inspections has been developed in advance of the 1 January 2015 deadline with respect to the implementation of the 0.1% Sulphur Emission Control...
July 21st, 2014 | IMO, Politics and Government | Read More

2013 Annual Report on PSC

2013 Annual Report on PSC
Richard W.J. Schiferli, the Paris MoU Secretary General “Consolidating Progress” With a total number of 28 ships refused access to Paris MoU ports during 2013, this was the highest number recorded since 2005. Although it was anticipated that the number of banned ships would rise, an increase of 87%...
July 7th, 2014 | Associations, News, Organisations, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

Paris MoU confirms Liberia as best-performing major ship registry

Paris MoU confirms Liberia as best-performing major ship registry
Scott Bergeron Liberia has been confirmed as the best-performing major ship registry worldwide over the last three years in the latest statistics from the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control. The Paris MoU statistics confirm that Liberia had the best detention rate during the...
June 30th, 2014 | Flags, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Lloyd’s Register tops European port state control rankings in 2013

Lloyd’s Register tops European port state control rankings in 2013
‘Best’ in Paris MoU rankings reflects the breadth of LR’s drive to continually help improve safety and operational performance in shipping The European port state control organisation, the Paris MoU, yesterday confirmed that Lloyd’s Register (LR) was the highest performing Recognised Organisation...
June 18th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

New targeting lists Paris MoU

New targeting lists Paris MoU
Richard Schiferli At its 47th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2013 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2014. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum,...
June 16th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Flags, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Port State Control results 1 month after introduction MLC 2006

Port State Control results 1 month after introduction MLC 2006
Richard W.J. Schiferli, the Paris MoU Secretary General Results first month Maritime Labour Convention: 8 ships detained for MLC-related deficiencies On 20 August 2013 the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) entered into force and became a relevant instrument for the Paris MoU. Thus making the MLC...
October 3rd, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, News, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

Paris MoU ready for enforcement of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Paris MoU ready for enforcement of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
  Richard Schiferli In May 2013 the Port State Control Committee has adopted amendments to the Memorandum to include the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) as relevant instrument of the Paris MoU. Thus making the MLC requirements officially subject to port State control, including the possibility...
August 12th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – Concentrated Inspection Campaign * Germany, Kiel Canal – Strike expected at Canal locks * India, Kakinada – Port strike called * Australia, Newcastle – Revision to Vesel Arrival...
August 5th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on propulsion and auxiliary machinery

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on propulsion and auxiliary machinery
Richard Schiferli 29 July 2013 – The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to ensure compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1. The scope of the CIC is the safety...
July 29th, 2013 | News, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Performance lists flags and recognized organizations

Performance lists flags and recognized organizations
Richard W.J. Schiferli, the Paris MoU Secretary General New targeting lists Paris MoU At its 46th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2012 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2013. The...
June 13th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Flags, IMO, News, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Statistics | Read More

New gas detector from Martek provides onboard, tamperproof calibration

New gas detector from Martek provides onboard, tamperproof calibration
Martek’s Marine 4 Portable Gas Detector Maritime safety equipment innovator, Martek Marine, has released a MED-certified portable gas detector that can be easily and safely recalibrated onboard, providing tamperproof certification to meet the many regulations governing detector calibration. The...
April 16th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More