Nine Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention in UK Ports During April 2011


The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during April 2011 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

Latest monthly figures show that there were six new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during April 2011 and three vessels remained under detention from previous months. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 3.03% this is slightly up from Marchs twelve month rate.

Out of the detained vessels five were registered with flag states listed on the Paris MOU white list, two were registered with a flag state on the grey list none were registered with flag states on the black list and two were unregistered.



Source: MCA, May 30, 2011.