From 1st September 2018 to 30th November 2018, the BS MOU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI throughout the region. This campaign involved member States of the BS MOU, parties to the MARPOL ANNEX VI, and was conducted in conjunction with the Tokyo MOU and Paris MOU and other MOUs. The campaign was conducted under the campaign coordination of the Republic of Turkey. Paris and Tokyo MOUs guidelines and questionnaire were used.
During the campaign, a total of 781 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 781 individual ships. Of this quantity 55 ships were detained without detentions were being within the CIC scope.
A total of 139 questionnaires had at least a non-compliance to a requirement, resulting 17.8 per cent of CIC inspections. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 6.6.