Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2019. In line with the International […]
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
In 2018 there were 24 Refusal of Access Orders (ban) issued. Refusal of access (banning) has been used 77 times since 2016. The detention percentage has decreased to 3.15% (from 3.87%).
The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2018.
A port state control inspector ensures that the ship coming to the respective port is not a threat to its waters. The article explains what are the important things a port state inspector can check in the engine room of a ship
All ships sailing in international waters are required to comply with the international codes and conventions put forth by the maritime authorities. Port state control (PSC) inspection is carried out to find deficiencies in foreign ships. This ultimate guide will help you with every aspect of the port state control inspection.
A Port State Control (PSC) survey not only includes inspection of machinery, equipment, and ship’s structure, but also involves verifying of several ship certificates and documents. In this article there are forty important documents provided which can be checked by the Port State Control (PSC) Authority.
In the year 1978, a massive oil spill was caused on the coast of France by the grounding of the oil tanker named Amoco Cardiz. Because of this oil spill 12 European Maritime authorities and the European commission decided to develop a harmonized system to inspect foreign ship for defects and deficiencies in their ports. […]
The Liberian Registry says that, in today’s challenging shipping markets, flag states must be proactive in the best interests of shipowners, operators and managers.