The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that ten foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during September 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.
Latest monthly figures show that there were six new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during September 2012 and four vessels remained under detention from previous months. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 3.37% this is slightly up from Augusts twelve month rate.
Out of the detained vessels seven were registered with a flag state listed on the Paris MOU white list, two were registered with a flag state on the grey list, none were registered with a flag state on the black list, one was unregistered and none were registered with a flag state that was not included on the Paris MOU white, grey or black lists.
MCA , October 30, 2012