UK Detains 7 Foreign Flag Ships for Deficiencies

Posted by Greg Trauthwein
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said that seven flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during January 2014 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were two new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in UK ports and five vessels remained under detention from previous months. Only six vessels remain under detention at the end of this month.

Ships detained in January include:

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Date and Place of Detention: - 03 January 2014, Silvertown
Vessel Name: - ISIS
GT: - 7738
IMO No: - 9165853         
Flag: - Marshall Islands (WL)
Company: - Derna Carriers SA
Classification Society: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognized Organisation: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognized Organisation for ISM: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Summary: - ten deficiencies and four grounds for detention

Defective Item Nature of Defect              Ground for Detention
01101 - Cargo Ship Safety Equipment (including exemption)      Expired                Yes
01102 -  Cargo Ship Safety Construction (including exempt.)       Survey out of window   Yes
13102 - Auxiliary engine               Not as Required               No
10103 - Radar                     Inoperative        No
04114 - Emergency source of power - Emergency generator                        Not as required                No
14104 - Oil filtering equipment Inoperative        No
10138 - BNWAS Malfunctioning No
11113 - Launching arrangements for rescue boats                            Not as required                No
15150 - ISM         Not as required                Yes
10125 - Use of the automatic pilot           Not as required                Yes
This vessel was still detained as of 31 January 2014

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Date and Place of Detention: - 14 January 2014, Southampton
Vessel Name: - BBS SEA
GT: - 2316
IMO No: - 9163623         
Flag: - Netherlands (WL)
Company: - V Ship Monaco
Classification Society: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognized Organisation: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognized Organisation for ISM: Lloyds Register (LR)
Summary: - four deficiencies with one ground for detention

Defective Item Nature of Defect              Ground for Detention
09136 -  Living Conditions            Food Segregation Inadequate   No
14118 – Other (MARPOL Annex I)             Other    No
Other    Other    No
01113 – Minimum Safe Manning Document         Not as Required               Yes
This vessel was released from detention on 16th January 2014

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DETENTIONS CARRIED OVER FROM PREVIOUS MONTHS


Date and Place of Detention: - 12th November 2013, Tyne
Vessel Name: - DONALD DUCKLING
GT: - 36801
IMO No: - 9137961         
Flag: - Panama (WL)
Company: - TMT Company Ltd
Classification Society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Recognized Organisation: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Recognized Organisation for ISM: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Summary: - twelve deficiencies including four grounds for detention

Defective Item Nature of Defect              Ground for Detention
9204 Safe means of access           Not as required              
14104 Oil filtering equipment    Not as required                Yes
13105 UMS - Ship             Malfunctioning
9132 Cold room temperature     Not as required              
1107 Safety Management Certificate (SMC/ ISM)              Not properly filled        
13102 Auxiliary engine  Not as required                Yes
9211 Steam pipes and pressure pipes    Not as required              
2105 Steering gear          Not properly maintained           
13101 Propulsion main engine  Not as required                Yes
13107 Other (machinery)             Other  
13101 Propulsion main engine  Not as required              
15150 ISM            Not as required                Yes
This vessel was still detained at 31 January 2014
 
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Date and Place of detention: - 24 October 2013 Southampton
Vessel Name: - FEROX
GT: - 224
IMO No: - 7312402         
Flag: - Vanuatu (WL)
Company: - Ferox Towage & Salvage
Classification Society: None
Recognized Organisation: None
Recognized Organisation for ISM: Not Applicable
Summary: - twenty deficiencies including eight grounds for detention

Defective Item Nature of Defect              Ground for Detention
1108 Load Lines (including Exemption)  Missing                Yes
17102 Other (SOLAS operational)             Other    Yes
1132 Tonnage certificate              Missing                No
17101 Other safety in general    Other    No
1305 Log-books/compulsory entries       Missing                No
10111 Charts      Missing                Yes
1201 Certificates for master and officers              Not as Required               No
1213 Evidence of Basic Training Missing                Yes
1134 Other (certificates)              Other    Yes
1308 Records of seafarers' daily hours of work or rest    Missing                No
10111 Charts      Not Updated      Yes
10127 Voyage or passage plan  Lack of Information        No
17101 Other safety in general    Other    No
13101 Propulsion main engine  Not as Required               Yes
13101 Propulsion main engine  Not as Required               Yes
2108 Electrical installations in general   Not as Required               No
9209 Electrical   Unsafe  No
1118 Pollution Prevention by Noxious Liquid Sub in Bulk             Missing                No
3108 Ventilators, air pipes, casings          Not as Required               No
17101 Other safety in general    Other    No
This vessel was still detained at 31 January 2014

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

Defective Item Nature of Defect              Ground for Detention
13101 Propulsion main engine                  Not as required                No
13107 Other (machinery)             Other    No
7106 Fire detection and alarm system    Missing                No
13107 Other (machinery)             Other    No
9232 Cleanliness of engine room             Insuffcient          No
9236 Legal documentation on work and rest hours          Not as required                No
11135 Maintenance of Life Saving Appliances    Not as required                No
11128 Line-throwing appliance                 Inoperative        No
11135 Maintenance of Life Saving Appliances    Not as required                No
10135 Monitoring of voyage or passage plan       Incomplete        No
11134 Operation of Life Saving Appliances          Lack of familiarity            No
11124 Embarkation arrangement survival craft  Not properly      maintained        No
11119 Immersion suits  Not as required                No
10129 Navigation records             Not as required                No
1134 Other (certificates)              Other    No
11133 Other (life saving)              Other    No
15150 ISM            Not as required                Yes
This vessel was still detained at 31 January 2014

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Date and Place of detention: - 8 November 2010 Birkenhead
Vessel Name: - MOST SKY (General Cargo)
GT: - 1,972
IMO No: - 9389370         
Flag: - Panama (WL)
Company: - ER Em Denizcilik
Classification Society: - Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Recognized Organisation: - Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Recognized Organisation for ISM:- Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Summary: - eighteen deficiencies including two grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 January 2014

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Date and Place of detention: 4 March 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: - thirty deficiencies including seven grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 January 2014

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