Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has informed that one new vessel was detained in a UK port during December 2016 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.
Leo Trio, a 2,300 dwt singledecker, was detained on December 2 at Ipswich, with seven grounds for detention.
The 1995-built ship is owned by Trio Denizcilik from Turkey, according to data provided by VesselsValue.
The Panama-flagged vessel was released on December 19.
Six ships remained under detention from previous months, including Daroja, Atlantic Surveyor, Malaviya Seven, Sea Trident, Southern Star and Cien Porciento.
Daroja, a general cargo vessel, and Atlantic Surveyor, an offshore supply ship, were released on December 1 and December 14, respectively.
The remaining four vessels are still under detention, according to the MCA’s data.