MCA: Nine Foreign Flagged Ships Detained in UK Ports During December 2012

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Nine Foreign Flagged Ships Detained in UK Ports During December 2012

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during December 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

Latest monthly figures show that there were five new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in UK ports during December 2012 and four vessels remained under detention from previous months. Only three vessels remained under detention at the end of December. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 3.52% this is slightly up from November

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MCA, February 4, 2013

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