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Concentrated Inspection Campaigns

Concentrated Inspection Campaigns

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.

Report of the 2016 CIC on Cargo Securing Arrangements

From 1st September 2016 to 30th November 2016, the BS MOU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Cargo Securing Arrangements throughout the region. This campaign involved all member States of the BS MOU and was conducted in conjunction with the Tokyo MOU, IO MOU and the Viña del Mar Agreement. The Tokyo MOU Guidelines and Questionnaire were utilized.

During the campaign, a total of 931 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 931 individual ships. 849 of those inspections (91.12%) were on ships that were carrying, or required to carry, a cargo securing manual. 82 individual vessels were carrying bulk cargoes that do not have and are not required to have a cargo securing manual which were not subject CIC inspections and were answered N/A.

Thereby the goal of this report to analyse 849 individual vessels eligible for CIC inspection results. Of this quantity 44 ships were detained (5.18%). All of them were not being within the CIC scope.

Report of the 2015 CIC on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry

From 1st September 2015 to 30th November 2015, the BS MOU carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry 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. The Paris MOU Guidelines and Questionnaire were utilized.

During the campaign, a total of 1,022 inspections were carried out with the CIC questionnaire involving 1,022 individual ships. Of this quantity 49 ships were detained with 40.82% detentions were being within the CIC scope. This means that in 20 cases the ship’s procedures and measures that are in place with respect to enclosed spaces entry are not in compliance with the requirements of SOLAS and had deficiencies, which were serious enough to detain the ship, resulting a CIC-topic related detention rate of 1.96 per cent.

A total of 253 non-conformities have been recorded as a direct result of this campaign. The overall number of CIC-topic related non-non-conformities per inspection was 0.25.