The 15th Session of The Port State Control Committee in The Black Sea Region

Constanta, Romania – Representatives of the Port State Control Committee, the governing body under the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Black Sea Region (BS MoU), met in Constanta, Romania, for the Fifteenth session from 8 to 10 April 2014.

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Press Release CIC on Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery

Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery carried out between 1 September 2013 and 30 November 2013 in the Black Sea MOU region shows the following preliminary results.
13 ships have been detained in the Black Sea MOU region during the course of the CIC through deficiencies relating to propulsion and auxiliary machinery. The most notable deficiencies concern documentary evidence of fitness of periodically unattended machinery spaces (7.24%), cleanliness of the engine room, including bilges (4.65%), protective arrangements for machinery to minimize danger to persons (3.19%) and operational conditions of the propulsion machinery and essential auxiliaries (2.19%).

BSIS Maintenance

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Press Release CIC on Propulsion Auxiliary Machinery

The six member Authorities of the Black Sea Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (the Republic of Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russian Federation, the Republic of Turkey and Ukraine) will start a concentrated inspection campaign on Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery. The three-month campaign will start on September 1, 2013 and end on November 30, 2013 under co-ordination of the State Inspectorate of Ukraine for Maritime and Inland Water Transport Safety. The campaign will be conducted simultaneously with the Paris MOU, Tokyo MOU and other MOUs.