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Paris MOU: Three vessels detained over marine fuel related issues

27 Sep 2018

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, detained three vessels in August 2018 due to marine fuel related issues.

  • Cyprus-flagged Fri Kvam (IMO 9211078) of Kopervik Ship Mgmt Poland was detained for five days at Saint Petersburg and released on 16 August, 2018 over its fuel change?over procedure.
  • Indonesia-flagged Pacific Finder (IMO 9548495) of Thome Offshore Management was detained for four days at Mekjarvik and released on 10 August, 2018 due to issues related its civil liability for bunker oil pollution damage certificate.
  • Denmark-flagged Seago Istanbul (IMO 9313943) of Maersk Line A/S was detained for a day at Rotterdam and released on 16 August, 2018 due to non-compliant sulphur oxides.

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.

The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and Paris MoU on Port State Control has launched a three-month joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI, effective 1 September to 30 November, 2018.

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Published: 27 September, 2018

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