Fifteen Foreign Flagged Ships Detained In the UK During February 2012
Thursday, 29 March 2012 | 16:30
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced yesterday that 15 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during February 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.
Latest monthly figures show that there were nine new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during February 2012 and six vessels remained under detention from previous months. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 2.32% this is slightly down from Januarys twelve month rate.
Out of the detained vessels seven were registered with a flag state listed on the Paris MOU white list, two were registered with a flag state on the grey list four were registered with a flag state on the black list and two were unregistered.
You may view full details of the ships detained during February 2012, by clicking here.
Source: UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency
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