The Paris MOU, a port state control organisation consisting of 27 participating maritime administrations covering the waters of the European Coastal States and the North Atlantic basin, has detained five vessels in April 2018 due to non-compliant sulphur content of bunkers.
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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Related: Paris MOU: Vessel detained due to sulphur non-compliance
Related: Paris MOU: Vessels detained under sulphur violations
Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam
Published: 17 May, 2018
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