U.K. Coastguard Holds Three Foreign Ships

MarineLink.com
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that three foreign flagged ships were under detention in U.K. ports during July 2013 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

Latest monthly figures show that although there were no new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in U.K. ports during July 2013, three vessels remained under detention from previous months. They remained under detention at the end of July.

The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last 12 months was 3% - a slight decrease from June’s 12 month rate.

Two of the detained vessels were registered with a flag state listed on the Paris MOU white list. The other was unregistered.

Although there were no new detentions in July, several carried over from previous months. All three vessels (listed below) were still detained at July 31, 2013.

Date and Place of detention: - September 9, 2011 Liverpool
Vessel Name: - DYCKBURG
GT: - 3,660
IMO No: - 9195913
Flag: - Antigua & Barbuda
Company: - Werse Bereederungs Gmbh
Classification Society: - Lloyds Register of Shipping (LR)
Recognized Organization: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Summary: - 17 deficiencies, including one ground for detention


The vessel was detained in Liverpool because there were a large number of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) related deficiencies which were objective evidence of a serious failure or lack of effectiveness of implementation of the ISM code on board the vessel.  Other deficiencies identified included: the main engine was defective, the engine room was very oily in some areas, the five year service on the immersion suit in the engine room had expired, there was no evidence that the freefall lifeboat had been manoeuvred in the water within the last three months – also, there was no evidence that the freefall lifeboat had been freefall launched within the last six months. Additionally, the deck officer was not familiar with launching the starboard life raft by davit.

Date and Place of detention: - November 8, 2010 Birkenhead
Vessel Name: - MOST SKY (General Cargo)
GT: - 1,972
IMO No: - 938937
Flag: - Panama
Company: - ER Em Denizcilik
Classification Society: - Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Summary: - 12 deficiencies, including four grounds for detention


The vessel was detained in Birkenhead because the engine room was very dirty, there were fuel oil leaks and a major non-conformity was identified with respect to the lack of maintenance of the ship and equipment. Other deficiencies identified included: the crew/officers records of rest were not signed, the crew accommodation was no longer provided with steam heating, the galley needed cleaning, there was insufficient fruit and vegetables on board, the crew showers and toilets were dirty and the shower curtains missing and the laundry washing facilities were inadequate. Additionally, the lifejacket lights were out of date, the aft deck was slippery underneath the deck generator and several fire doors were tied open.

Date and Place of detention: - March 4, 2010 Lowestoft
Vessel Name: - CIEN PORCIENTO (General Cargo)
GT: - 106
IMO No: - 8944446
Flag: - Unregistered
Company: - Open Window Inc
Classification Society: - Unclassed
Recognized Organization: - Not applicable
Recognized Organization for ISM: - Not applicable
Summary: - 30 deficiencies, including seven grounds for detention


The vessel was detained in Lowestoft because the main fire pump was inoperative and there was no alternative fire pump outside the machinery space. There were insufficient liferafts, the sanitary water system was inoperative and there was no fresh running water to the galley, pantry and shower room. There were no nautical publications and charts were incomplete for the operational area.
Other deficiencies found were insufficient provisions for the intended voyage and out of date medicines. The following items were also found to be missing: distress flares, line throwing appliances, lifebuoys, life jackets with lights, immersion suits, satellite (Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon) (EPIRB), fire extinguishers and the fire hose nozzle.

mcga.gov.uk
 

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ports

Panama Canal to Celebrate 100 Years

To commemorate its centennial, the Panama Canal will host a series of events August 14-15 in Panama City to highlight the impact of the waterway during the past century.

AIS Data for Emissions Reduction

With emissions reduction firmly on the industry’s agenda, studies show that carrying out ship emission calculations, based on AIS data, can offer significant benefits.

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,

Maritime Security

USCG to Assist Jamaica with MRO

Jamaica’s readiness for Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) in its maritime space will be boosted July 22-24, 2014 with the assistance of a subject matter expert from the U.

Nigerian Piracy Threatens UK Interests: New Report

The UK economy is heavily exposed to lawlessness off the coast of Nigeria, a new report published today by the UK Chamber of Shipping says. The report found that almost all of the UK’s annual £6.

SIA to Honor Honeywell's Gordon Hope

The Security Industry Association (SIA) says it has chosen Gordon Hope, general manager of Honeywell's AlarmNet communications network, as the 2014 recipient of the George R.

News

Statoil Awarded Licence Offshore Colombia

Statoil has been awarded interest in the COL4 licence offshore Colombia in the Caribbean Sea in the 2014 Colombia Licensing Round. Statoil will hold 33,33% in the licence.

General Dynamics Reports 2Q 2014 Earnings

General Dynamics today reported 2014 second-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $646 million, or $1.88 per share on a diluted basis, compared to second-quarter

Gazprom to Extend Gas Supplies from Kazakhstan

Astana hosted today a working meeting between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Uzakbai Karabalin, Minister of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Coast Guard

USCG Galveston Unit Change of Command

A change-of-command ceremony will be held Thursday morning, July 24, to see a Coast Guard lieutenant commander and graduate of Houston's Alief Hastings High School, Lt.

USCG to Assist Jamaica with MRO

Jamaica’s readiness for Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) in its maritime space will be boosted July 22-24, 2014 with the assistance of a subject matter expert from the U.

USCG Rescues Woman from Detroit River

The Coast Guard rescued a 30-year-old woman from the Detroit River late Sunday evening after she was reported to have fallen overboard when the vessel she was on was struck by another boat's wake.

Maritime Safety

USCG Galveston Unit Change of Command

A change-of-command ceremony will be held Thursday morning, July 24, to see a Coast Guard lieutenant commander and graduate of Houston's Alief Hastings High School, Lt.

Hyundai Heavy Industries Develops HiCASS

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) for the first time in

USCG to Assist Jamaica with MRO

Jamaica’s readiness for Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) in its maritime space will be boosted July 22-24, 2014 with the assistance of a subject matter expert from the U.

Vessels

Navios Announces VLCC Delivery

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner and operator of tanker vessels, has announced that the Nave Electron, a 2002-built VLCC of 305,178 dwt, was delivered

VIDEO: HMS Queen Elizabeth Floats Out

A timelapse video of HMS Queen Elizabeth floating out of her dock for the first time is now available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0ZjQz9vEKw. The float out of the 65,

COSCO Corpn. Secures Contracts of $300 mi

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced that shipyards, which are subsidiaries of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary COSCO Shipyard Group Ltd, have secured

 
 
Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1428 sec (7 req/sec)