Ten Ships Detained in the UK in May

Posted by Greg Trauthwein
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that ten foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during May 2014 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

During May, there were four new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in UK ports.  Six vessels remained under detention from previous months. Five vessels were released during May.  A total of five vessels remain under detention at the end of May.
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 of flags with 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 the deficiency is so serious that it has to be rectified before departure, then the ship may 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).


The accompanying detention list shows ship’s name, the flag state and the ship’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) number which is unchanging throughout the ship’s life and uniquely identifies it.

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 May 2014

Date and Place of Detention: - 6 May, Liverpool
Vessel Name: - HC NATALIA
GT: - 5381
IMO No: - 9218193                                                            
Flag: - Antigua & Barbuda (WL)
Company: - IMM Shipping GmbH & Co KG
Classification Society:  Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
Recognised Organisation: Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
Summary: - 18 deficiencies with 3 grounds for detention
This vessel was released on 12 May 2014




Date and Place of Detention: - 12 May, Liverpool 
Vessel Name: - NEPTUNE
GT: -  1082
IMO No: - 7504237  
Flag: -  Iceland (WL)
Company: - Neptune Ltd
Classification Society:  Flag
Recognised Organisation: Flag
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Flag
Summary: - 15 deficiencies with 2 grounds for detention
This vessel was released on 15 May 2014

Vessel Name: - VEGA POLUX
GT: -  9981
IMO No: - 9308596  
Flag: -  Antigua & Barbuda (WL)
Company: - Vega Reederie GmbH & Co KG
Classification Society:  Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation: Germanischer Lloyd (GL) & Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Burea Veritas (BV)
Summary: - 13 deficiencies with 5 grounds for detention
This vessel was released on 30 May 2014

Date and Place of Detention: - 27 May, Goole
Vessel Name: - SUNTIS
GT: -  1564
IMO No: - 8513314  
Flag: -  Germany (WL)
Company: - Warnecke Schiffart GbR
Classification Society:  Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation: N/A
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Flag
Summary: - 5 deficiencies with 1 ground for detention
This vessel was released on 30 May 2014

 
DETENTIONS CARRIED OVER FROM PREVIOUS MONTHS

Date and Place of Detention: - 30 April, Belfast
Vessel Name: - URAWEE NAREE
GT: - 16,766
IMO No: - 9157351  
Flag: - Thailand (WL)
Company: - Great Circle Shipping
Classification Society:  Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Recognised Organisation: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Summary: - 12 deficiencies with 8 grounds for detention
This vessel was released on 02 May 2014

Date and Place of Detention: - 31 March 2014, Fowey
Vessel Name: - MUNZUR
GT: - 1971
IMO No: - 9508768  
Flag: - Panama (WL)
Company: - Anmar Uluslararasi Nakliya
Classification Society:  Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
Recognised Organisation: Global Shipping Bureau
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Global Shipping Bureau
Summary: - 14 deficiencies with 7 grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 May 2014

Date and Place of Detention: - 12 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)
Recognised Organisation: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
Summary: -12 deficiencies including 4 grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 May 2014

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
Recognised Organisation: None
Recognised Organisation for ISM: Not Applicable
Summary: - 20 deficiencies including 8 grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 May 2014

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)
Recognised Organisation: - Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Recognised Organisation for ISM:- Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Summary: - 18 deficiencies including 2 grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 May 2014

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
Recognised Organisation: - Not applicable
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Not applicable
Summary: - 30 deficiencies including 7 grounds for detention
This vessel was still detained at 31 May 2014

 

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

Legal

Nigerian Oil Workers Call Off Strike After Talks with Government

Nigerian oil workers' unions have called off a four-day strike after reaching a deal with the government in a dispute over pensions, they said on Saturday. A

Nigerian Minister Pledges $1.3 bln for Power Companies

Nigeria's oil minister announced a 213 billion naira (1.3 billion US dollar) bail-out package for power companies on Saturday, nearly a year after the sector was privatised.

Russia's Yamal LNG Project May Tap Wealth Fund in 2014

Russia's Novatek may get funds from the National Wealth Fund for its Yamal LNG project before the year-end, a minister said, as part of government plans to support sanction-hit companies.

Ship Sales

Global Ship Lease to Acquire Containership

Global Ship Lease, Inc. has  announced  that it has agreed to acquire a 8,063 TEU containership from a leading container liner company for a purchase price of $55 million.

Viking Supply Ships Sell PSV 'SBS Cirrus'

Rederi AB TransAtlantic subsidiary Viking Supply Ships says it has sold the 1985 built platform supply vessel SBS Cirrus. The vessel has been delivered to its new owners,

Knightsbridge Closes Vessel Acquisition Transaction

Bermuda-based Knightsbridge Tankers Limited announced that it has closed the first stage of its vessel acquisition transaction. Knightsbridge has issued 31 million

Casualties

Blood Pumping With Mobile CPR Unit for HII's Newport

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division partnered with the American Heart Association to teach shipbuilders how to perform hands-only CPR during a demonstration Thursday.

USCG Crew Rescues Three in Tomales Bay

The Coast Guard rescued three individuals from the water in Tomales Bay, Sunday morning. At approximately 8:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command

Greek Ferry with Bulgarians On Board Sinks near Corfu

A Greek ferryboat with Bulgarian passengers on board has suffered an accident near the island of Corfu. The ferry was traveling from Italy’s Ancona to Patras

Coast Guard

WWll Liberty Ship Spills Oil

The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay,

Bald Eagle Rescued from River by Coast Guard Crew

A Coast Guard crew from Station Saginaw River, Michigan recently rescued a juvenile bald eagle from the Saginaw River. The eagle was reported to watchstanders

USCG Crew Rescues Three in Tomales Bay

The Coast Guard rescued three individuals from the water in Tomales Bay, Sunday morning. At approximately 8:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command

Classification Societies

MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel Meets Tier III

Classification society awards SCR system emissions certificate. MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a Tier III - compatibility certificate by the DNV- GL classification

ClassNK Issues New Rules for Inland Waterway Ships

Leading classification society ClassNK has released new technical rules and guidance for the survey and construction of inland waterway ships. As a result

BSH Certifies SeaCURE for Wide Range of Flow Rates

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie- BSH), which previously granted the Evoqua SeaCURE Ballast

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators 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: 0.3758 sec (3 req/sec)