A vessel operated by Aegean Bunkering Services has been released by authorities at Eleusina (Elefsis) port on 5 March after a three-day detention due to violation of the Paris MOU agreement, says the port state control organisation in a Wednesday update.
The Paris MOU agreement authorises checks on international ships in participating ports for international safety, security and environmental standards, and adequate living and working conditions of crew members.
According to Paris MOU data, the Gibraltar (UK) flagged Mykonos (IMO 9371309) is a 2007-built oil tanker with gross tonnage of 3,220 and classed by the American Bureau of Shipping.
The vessel faced a total of nine deficiencies under the International Safety Management Code (ISM), fire drills, fire-dampers and operation of fire protection systems.
The current 27 member States of the Paris MoU are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
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Photo credit: Aegean Bunkering Services
Published: 19 April, 2018
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