Press release

FOREIGN FLAGGED SHIPS UNDER DETENTION IN THE UK DURING JUNE 2016

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during June 2016 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

During June, there were three new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port. Four vessels remained under detention from previous months. A total of four vessels remain under detention at the end of June.

  1. In response to one of the recommendations of Lord Donaldson’s inquiry into the prevention of pollution from merchant shipping, and in compliance with the EU Directive on Port State Control (2009/16/EC as amended), the Maritime and Coastguard agency (MCA) publishes details of the foreign flagged vessels detained in UK ports each month.

  2. The UK is part of a regional agreement on port state control known as the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MOU) and information on all ships that are inspected is held centrally in an electronic database known as THETIS. This allows the ships with a high risk rating and poor detention records to be targeted for future inspection.

  3. Inspections of foreign flagged ships in UK ports are undertaken by surveyors from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. When a ship is found to be not in compliance with applicable convention requirements, a deficiency may be raised. If any of their deficiencies are so serious they have to be rectified before departure, then the ship will be detained.

  4. All deficiencies should be rectified before departure if at all possible.

  5. When applicable, the list includes those passenger craft prevented from operating under the provisions of the EU Directive on Mandatory Surveys for the safe operation of regular Ro-Ro ferry and high speed passenger craft services (1999/35/EU).

Notes on the list of detentions

  • Full details of the ship. The accompanying detention list shows ship’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) number which is unchanging throughout the ship’s life and uniquely identifies it. It also shows the ship’s name and flag state at the time of its inspection.
  • Company. The company shown in the vessel’s Safety Management Certificate (SMC) or if there is no SMC, then the party otherwise believed to be responsible for the safety of the ship at the time of inspection.
  • Classification Society. The list shows the Classification Society responsible for classing the ship only.
  • Recognised Organisation. Responsible for conducting the statutory surveys: and issuing statutory certificates on behalf of the Flag State
  • White (WL), Grey (GL) and Black lists (BL) are issued by the Paris MoU on 01 July each year and shows the performance of flag State.

SHIPS DETAINED IN June 2016

Vessel Name: RIVER ELBE

GT: 1951.

IMO No: 8602945.

Flag: Cook Islands (Black List)

Company: River Elbe Shipping Ltd.

Classification Society: Polish Register (PRS).

Recognised Organisation :

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC:

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC:

Date and Place of Detention: 7th June 2016, Belfast

Summary: Twenty deficiencies with 6 grounds for detention

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
10111 – Charts Missing No
11110 - Stowage and provision of liferafts Lashed down No
11110 - Stowage and provision of liferafts HRU improp. Fitted No
10109 - Lights, shapes, sound-signals Not properly maintained No
10127 - Voyage or passage plan Not as required No
10199 - Other (navigation) Other No
10109 - Lights, shapes, sound-signals Not properly maintained No
10113 - Automatic Identification System (AIS) Inoperative No
01330 - Procedure for complaint under MLC,2006 Entries missing No
18299 - Other (Conditions of employment) Other No
07105 - Fire doors/openings in fire-resisting divisions Not as required Yes
07112 - Emergency Escape Breathing Device and disposition Expired Yes
04114 - Emergency source of power - Emergency generator Inoperative Yes
07110 - Fire fighting equipment and appliances Not properly maintained No
03104 - Cargo & other hatchways Damaged Yes
03108 - Ventilators, air pipes, casings Not properly maintained Yes
15150 – ISM Not as required Yes
11101 – Lifeboats Improperly used No
03106 - Windows, sidescuttles and deadlights Not properly maintained No
03106 – Embarkation arrangement survival craft Missing No

This vessel was released on 13th June 2016

Vessel Name: FLINTERBOTHNIA

GT: 2474.

IMO No: 9279408.

Flag: NETHERLANDS (white list)

Company: Flinterbothnia BV, Netherlands.

Classification Society: Bureau Veritas (BV).

Recognised Organisation: BV.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC: BV.

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC: BV.

Date and Place of Detention : 6 June 2016, Belfast

Summary: Nine deficiencies with one ground for detention.

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
11110 – Stowage and provision of liferafts Not properly stowed No
10129 - Navigation records Not as required No
10127 - Voyage or passage plan Not as required No
10106 - Compass correction log Not as required No
01106 - Document of Compliance (DoC/ ISM) Entries missing No
01315 - Oil record book Entries missing No
07113 - Fire pumps and its pipes Not as required No
10127 - Voyage or passage plan Not as required No
15150 – ISM Not as required Yes

This vessel was released on 8 June 2016

Vessel Name: MALAVIYA SEVEN

GT: 3001.

IMO No. 9087312.

Flag: INDIA ( white list)

Company: GOL Offshore Ltd.

Classification Society: Indian Register of Shipping (IRS).

Recognised Organisation IRS.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC:

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC:

Date and Place of Detention: 15 June 2016, Aberdeen

Summary: three deficiencies with three ground for detention

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
18203 – Wages Missing Yes
18204 – Calculation and payment of wages No records Yes
01220 – Seafarers employment agreement Invalid Yes

This vessel was still detained on 30th June 2016

DETENTIONS CARRIED OVER FROM PREVIOUS MONTHS

Vessel Name: SEA TRIDENT

GT: 964.

IMO No: 7393169.

Flag: PANAMA (white list)

Company: Gardline Shipping Ltd, Great Yarmouth, UK.

Classification Society: Expired.

Recognised Organisation: Expired.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC:

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC:

Date and Place of Detention: 17 June 2016, West Cowes

Summary: Seventeen deficiencies with 17 grounds for detentions

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
01101 - Cargo ship safety equipment cert Expired Yes
01102 – Cargo Ship safety construction cert Expired Yes
01104 – Cargo ship safety radio cert Expired Yes
01108 – Loadline cert Expired Yes
01117 – IOPP (International Oil Pollution Prevention cert Expired Yes
01119 – International Sewage Pollution Prevention cert Expired Yes
01124 – International Air Pollution Prevention cert Expired Yes
01137 – Civil liability for bunker oil pollution damage cert Expired Yes
01199 – Other certs (Certificate of class) Expired Yes
01201 – Certificates for master and officers Missing Yes
10111 – Charts Not updated Yes
10116 – Publications Nautical Not updated Yes
11108 – Inflatable liferafts Expired Yes
11116 – Distress flares Missing Yes
07109 – Fixed fire fighting extinguishing installation Not as required Yes
07110 – Fire fighting equipment & appliances Not as required Yes
01140 – Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance Missing Yes

THIS VESSEL WAS OMMITTED FROM THE MAY DETENTION LIST

This vessel was still detained on 30th June 2016

Vessel Name: SOUTHERN STAR

GT: 4450.

IMO No: 9212448.

Flag: COOK ISLANDS (black list)

Company: Coralot Consulting Ltd.

Classification Society: International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB).

Recognised Organisation: INSB.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC: INSB.

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC: INSB

Date and Place of Detention: 04th April 2016, Chatham,

Summary: Six deficiencies with one ground for detention

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
01201 – Certificates for masters and officers Invalid Yes
15150 – ISM Not as required No
13101 – Propulsion main engine Not as required No
01123 – Continuous synopsis record Missing No
01113 – Minimum safe manning document Not as required No
14119 – Oil and oily mixtures from machinery spaces Lack of familiarity No

This vessel was still detained on 30th June 2016.

Vessel Name: DORIS T

GT: 1973.

IMO No: 7626748.

Flag: ANTIGUA & BARBUDA (white list)

Company: Interscan Schiffahrt-SG Esillschaft, Hamburg.

Classification Society: Bureau Veritas (BV).

Recognised Organisation: BV / GL.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC:GL.

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC: BV.

Date and Place of Detention: 26 January 2015, Liverpool Dock, Liverpool.

Summary: Eighteen deficiencies with six grounds for detention

Defective item Nature of defect Ground for Detention
10111 - Charts Expired Yes
10127 - Voyage or passage plan Not as required Yes
02111 - Beams, frames, floors-corrosion Corroded Yes
02111 - Beams, frames, floors-corrosion Corroded Yes
02113 - Hull - cracking Not as required Yes
15150 - ISM Not as required Yes
03108 - Ventilators, air pipes, casings Not properly maintained No
03108 - Ventilators, air pipes, casings Not properly maintained No
13108 - Operation of machinery Lack of familiarity No
11101 - Lifeboats Not properly maintained No
11101 - Lifeboats Not properly maintained No
10199 - Other (navigation) Other No
01308 - Records of seafarers’ daily hours of work or rest Incorrect entries No
11117 - Lifebuoys incl. provision and disposition Not as required No
01138 - International Energy Efficiency Certificate Missing No
07109 - Fixed fire extinguishing installation Not as required No
18418 - Winches & capstans Not properly maintained No
01138 - International Energy Efficiency Certificate Missing No

This vessel was released 17th June 2016.

Vessel Name: CIEN PORCIENTO (General Cargo)

GT: 106.

IMO No: 8944446.

Flag: Unregistered.

Company: Open Window Inc. Classification Society: Unclassed.

Recognised Organisation: Not applicable.

Recognised Organisation for ISM DOC: Not applicable.

Recognised Organisation for ISM SMC: Not applicable

Date and Place of detention: 4 March 2010, Lowestoft

Summary: Thirty deficiencies including seven grounds for detention

This vessel was still detained on 31st June 2016.

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