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The Danish Maritime Authority and EMSA are examining how online control of certificates could make PSC inspections more efficient.
PSC regimes which carry out inspections on ships to monitor and enforce compliance with international regulations have pledged to strengthen their collaboration with the IMO and amongst themselves.
The two major Port State Control regimes – Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU – will focus especially on navigational safety in a so-called Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC)
The MCA announced that ten foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during July 2017 after failing PSC inspection.
AMSA has banned the Bahamas flagged bulk carrier MV Rena from Australian ports for six months after the ship repeatedly failed to pay outstanding wages and maintain a safe workplace for its crew.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control will launch a joint CIC on SAFETY OF NAVIGATION.
The Norwegian Maritime Authority has laid down amendments to the Regulations on environmental safety and the Regulations on port State control.
Coast Guard set in motion a detention of the Panama-flagged bulk carriers Atlantic Ruby and Amber L, Feb. 23, 2017, after discovering substandard safety issues.