Monthly PSC Report For May 2012

The following information have been gathered mainly from PSC MoUs sites and may serve only as reference for the inspections being carried out each month by each MoU. The consistency of the information may differ between MoU since there are slight differences on the way each organization presents the inspection info. For more information on the inspections carried out please refer to each organization’s site.

Caribbean MoU

Currently the Caribbean MoU presents a list with eleven (11) ship’s being detained within 2012. More information regarding inspection conducted on 2012 can be found here, regarding the detention list please click here.

Black Sea MoU

  • Total Inspections – 586
  • With Deficiencies – 440
  • Without Deficiencies – 146
  • Detentions – 12

For more information on inspections carried out by the Black Sea MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Mediterranean MoU

  • Total Inspections – 496
  • With Deficiencies – 273
  • Without Deficiencies – 223
  • Detentions – 39

For more information on inspections carried out by the Mediterranean MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Vina del Mar

The organization has not yet released any information regarding May 2012. For more information on inspections carried out by Vina del Mar please click here.

Abuja MoU

  • Total Inspections – 19
  • With Deficiencies – 9
  • Without Deficiencies – 10
  • Detentions – 2

For more information on inspections carried out by the Abuja MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Indian Ocean MoU

  • Total Inspections – 565
  • With Deficiencies – 357
  • Without Deficiencies – 208
  • Detentions – 31

For more information on inspections carried out by the Indian Ocean MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Paris MoU

  • Total Inspections – 1750
  • With Deficiencies – 1170
  • Without Deficiencies – 580
  • Detentions – 52

For more information on inspections carried out by the Paris MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Tokyo MoU

  • Total Inspections – 3307
  • With Deficiencies – 2349
  • Without Deficiencies – 958
  • Detentions – 115

For more information on inspections carried out by the Tokyo MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

Riyadh MoU

  • Total Inspections – 21
  • With Deficiencies – 3
  • Without Deficiencies – 15
  • Detentions – 0

For more information on inspections carried out by the Riyadh MoU please refer to the organization’s Inspection Database.

NKK Noted Detainable Deficiencies

This month the summary of detainable deficiencies noted in PSC inspection reports of NK-SMC ships presents the following findings:

  1. Maintenance of the ship and equipment(8 cases): Despite the Master reporting defective steering system components no effective analysis or rectification has been undertaken by the operators, The Company SMS does not ensure effective maintenance of the ship and equipment in accordance with regulations, Crew not maintained for Life Saving Appliances properly according to ISM.
  2. Emergency Fire Pump and its pipes (4 cases): The suction pipe of emergency fire pump penetrating E/R not be enclosed in a substantial steel casing or be insulated with A-60, Emergency fire pump is not working (no pressure).
  3. Lifeboats (4 cases): Lifeboat Engine without maintenance, not igniting, showed excessive vibration on running, The Cap around Gunnel is dry rotted and broken away.
  4. Ventilators, air pipes, casings (3 cases): Various ventilators closing device defective, Wing nuts missing. Some fire-proof material damaged.
  5. Fire prevention structural integrity (3 cases): Cable penetrated between emergency generator room and accommodation area, Cable penetrations between steering gear room and E/R holed without seal insulation materials. Fire doors to engine room main deck defective

Two (2) from the five (5) noted deficiencies items above are related with fire safety systems. A finding which should be noted and given extra care since the topic of PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) for 2012 is on fire safety systems.

For more information on this month’s NKK report please click here.

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