Caribbean MOU CIC on Safety of Navigation & Hours of Work/Rest

The Caribbean MOU is carrying out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation and Hours of Work or Rest from September until November 2015. This is the 2nd CIC launched by the Caribbean MoU on these subject.

2015.09.01 Caribbean MOU CIC on Safety of Navigation & Hours of WorkRest

In practice, the CIC will mean that during a regular port State control inspection conducted under the targeting matrix criteria within the CMOU region will target aspects of compliance provisions of SOLAS Chapter V and STCW part A C VIII part 4-1, on all vessels regardless of type. In addition, the records of the deck and engine room watch-keepers’ hour of rest will be examined for accuracy under STCW 78 as amended by the Manila Conference.

For this purpose, PSCOs will apply a questionnaire listing a number of items to be covered during the Concentrated Inspection Campaign. An indicative questionnaire of the items that will be checked during this CIC can be found by clicking HERE.

It is expected that the CMOU will carry out approximately 200 inspections during the CIC.

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