Concentrated Inspection Campaigns

Press Release CIC on STCW

Report of the 2021 CIC on Stabiltiy in General

From 1st September 2021 to 30th November 2021, the BS MoU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Stability in General throughout the region. This campaign involved all member States of the BS MoU to the Stability in General and was conducted in conjunction with the Tokyo MoU and the Paris MoU, and other PSC regimes. The campaign was conducted under the campaign coordination of the Romanian Naval Authority. Guidelines and Questionnaire of the Paris and Tokyo MoUs were used.

During the campaign, a total of 983 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 983 individual ships. During the CIC, 43 ships were detained totally. Of this quantity, 10 of the detentions are the result of inspections without CIC Questionnaires and none of these 33 ships were detained under the CIC scope.

A total of 61 questionnaires had at least one non-compliance to any of the requirements, resulting in 6.2 per cent of CIC inspections. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 0.83 which means that the “unsatisfactory” answer was given to a question on 0.83 % of occasions.

Report of the 2019 CIC on Emergency System and Procedures

From 1st September 2019 to 30th November 2019, the BS MOU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures throughout the region. This campaign involved all member States of the BS MOU to the Emergency Systems and Procedures, 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 any of the requirements, resulting 17.8 per cent of CIC inspections. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 6.6 which means that “unsatisfactory” answer was given to a question on 6.6 % of occasions.

Report of the 2018 CIC on MARPOL ANNEX VI

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.

Report of the 2017 CIC on Saferty of Navigation-including ECDIS

From 1st September 2017 to 30th November 2017, the BS MOU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Safety of Navigation throughout the region. This campaign involved all member States of the BS MOU 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 Bulgarian Maritime Administration. Paris and Tokyo MOUs guidelines and questionnaire were used.

During the campaign, a total of 983 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 983 individual ships. Of this quantity 59 ships were detained with 21 (35.6%) detentions being within the CIC scope. This means that in 21 cases the navigation systems are not meeting SOLAS requirements and had deficiencies, which were serious enough to detain the ship, resulting in a CIC-topic related detention rate of 2.14 per cent.

A total of 180 questionnaires had at least a non-compliance to a requirement, resulting 18.3 per cent of CIC inspections. The overall average per cent of non-conformities was 2.68.