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Nine Foreign Ships Under Detention in UK Ports During July 2012

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during July 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

Nine Foreign Ships Under Detention in UK Ports During July 2012
17 August 2012 - 20:18


The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during July 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

Latest monthly figures show that there were three new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during July 2012 and six vessels remained under detention from previous months. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 3.02% this is slightly up from Junes twelve month rate.

Out of the detained vessels six were registered with a flag state listed on the Paris MOU white list, one was registered with a flag state on the grey list, none were registered with a flag state on the black list, one was unregistered and one was registered with a flag state that was not included on the Paris MOU white, grey or black lists.

Vessels detained in July included:
A 3,125 GT vessel was detained following a grounding which resulted in structural damage to the hull impairing the seaworthiness of the vessel. It was later released and authorised to proceed to Dublin where repairs would be carried out.


SHIPS DETAINED IN JULY 2012

Date and Place of detention: - 3 July 2012 Greenock
Vessel name: - Coastal Isle (Cargo Ship)
GT: - 3,125
Imo No: - 9030333
Flag: - Antigua and Barbuda
Company: - Pasa International Technical Service Ltd
Classification Society: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Summary: - four deficiencies including one ground for detention

The vessel was detained in Greenock for three days following a grounding on 2 July 2012. The vessel had sustained structural damage to the fore peak and no.1 double bottom port and starboard tanks and the forepeak was holed with water ingress making the vessel unsafe.
Other deficiencies included the port bunker manifold flange was not correctly bolted, gangway stantion poles were damaged and there was cracking/damage in various areas of the forward port quarter.
The vessel was released on 5 July 2012 and authorised to proceed to Dublin, Republic of Ireland to carry out repairs.


Date and Place of detention: - 6 July 2012 Cattedown, Plymouth
Vessel name: - Roger (General Cargo)
GT: - 1,523
Imo No: - 8410330
Flag: - Antigua and Barbuda
Company: - Reederei Erwin Strahlmann EK
Classification Society: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Summary: - twenty-six deficiencies including eleven grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Cattedown, Plymouth for eight days because laundry door was blocked by electrical wires to the freezer, stores blocked the laundry escape, some lights were not attached to lifejackets and the automatic identification system (AIS) was not working. Also the muster list had not been updated to take into account the departed crew; the general alarm malfunctioned; the chief engineer was unable to demonstrate that the oily water separator worked; the man overboard boat had not been prepared as required and the crew demonstrated a lack of knowledge during a fire drill. There were a large number of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) related deficiencies which were objective evidence of a serious failure or lack of effectiveness of implementation of the ISM code on board the vessel.
Other deficiencies included: the fire pump had insufficient pressure; the engine room and paint store dampers were seized; the accommodation ladder was unsafe; insufficient spares were held on board to carry out repairs to critical equipment; a punctured hose was used during a fire drill and a lifebuoy light was not working.
In addition: hours of work were not being recorded correctly; deck officers were unfamiliar with the steering controls; voyage planning not completed on charts; incorrect information being transmitted by AIS; corrections from recent weekly Notices to Mariners had not done and out of date charts were being used.
The vessel was released on 13 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: - 7 July 2012 Tyne
Vessel name: - Tracer (Multi Purpose Vessel)
GT: - 6,714
Imo No: - 9204702
Flag: - Netherlands
Company: - Spliethoffs
Classification Society: - Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognised Organisation: - Bureau Veritas (BV)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Lloyds Register of Shipping (LR)
Summary: - twelve deficiencies including one ground for detention

The vessel was detained in Tyne for three days because there were a large number of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) related deficiencies which were objective evidence of a serious failure or lack of effectiveness of implementation of the ISM code on board the vessel.
Other deficiencies identified included: some lights in the freezers and provision stores were not working; the emergency generator quick closing valve did not work; two fire damper covers in aft accommodation could not be closed; the starboard gangway had damaged side rails; access coaming starboard side corroded through and the vacuum pump on the emergency fire pump had been removed. Also the filling pipe for the main engine lube oil tank was corroded through and repaired with tape; the navigation light panel did not show if lights were lit; the rescue boat hull was full of water and there was no gangway security. The fire door deck 5 and emergency escape did not latch and the latch on the paint locker fire door was missing.
The vessel was released on 9 July 2012.


DENTENTIONS CARRIED OVER FROM PREVIOUS MONTHS


Date and Place of detention: - 19 June 2012 Portland
Vessel name: - Terry Siete (General Cargo Ship)
GT: - 3,120
Imo No: - 8405933
Flag: - Panama
Company: - PM Shipping International SA
Classification Society: - International Maritime Bureau
Recognised Organisation: - Panama Maritime Documentation Services Inc (PMDS)
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Panama Maritime Documentation Services Inc (PMDS)
Summary: - forty deficiencies including twelve grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Portland because the fire damper was seized and the MF/HF Radio Installation was inoperative. Significant findings related to the structure and watertight integrity including: significantly corroded and holed bulkhead between the cargo hold and ballast tank; two areas where corrosion had holed accommodation bulkheads; corroded and ineffective closing devices on hold vents and missing focsle hatch cover securing arrangements. Also corroded and holed access trunking, cargo hold cable gooseneck and focsle hatch cover. Deficiencies marked as ISM were objective evidence of a serious failure, or lack of effectiveness of the implementation of the ISM Code.
The inspection was suspended and the vessel detained with the requirement that the Master request the attendance of the Flag State or Registered Organisation to oversee repairs and confirm rectification of the noted deficiencies and also carry out additional surveys.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: - 11 June 2012 Liverpool
Vessel name: - Henty Pioneer (Oil Tanker)
GT: - 992
Imo No: - 8416475
Flag: - Nigeria
Company: -
Classification Society: - Lloyds Register of Shipping (LR)
Recognised Organisation: - None
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - None
Summary: - ten deficiencies including ten grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Liverpool because the statutory certificates were not on board (Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate, Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate, Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate, Document of Compliance (ISM), Safety Management Certificate (ISM), Load Line Certificate, Prevention of Pollution Certificate, International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate and International Ship Security Certificate. The copies of the certificates were confirmed by the flag state to be forged. Also the crew for the intended voyage, as specified in the minimum safe manning document, were not on board.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: - 23 May 2012 Glasgow
Vessel name: - Fingal (General Cargo)
GT: - 1,409
Imo No: - 8324658
Flag: - Curacao
Company: - Lee Shipping Company
Classification Society: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Recognised Organisation: - N/A
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Bureau Veritas (BV)
Summary: - fourteen deficiencies including five grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Glasgow because the bulkhead at frame 108 was cracked, the side shell frame 111 was detached, the side shell frame 110 was buckled, top of frame 113 and deckhead bracket were missing and the bulkhead on frame 112 was not repaired as required. There were a number of deficiencies which were objective evidence of a serious failure or lack of effectiveness of implementation of the ISM code on board the vessel.
Other deficiencies included: the identity cards on the inflatable liferafts were not completed; the whistle was missing from the bridge lifejacket; air pipe closing devices were not secured properly; the stability information provided was not in the working language of the vessel; line throwing appliances were not ready for use and some charts had not been updated.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: - 9 September 2011 Liverpool
Vessel Name: - DYCKBURG
GT: - 3,660
IMO No: - 9195913
Flag: - Antigua & Barbuda
Company: - Werse Bereederungs Gmbh
Classification Society: - Lloyds Register of Shipping (LR)
Recognised Organisation: - Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Summary: - seventeen deficiencies including one ground for detention

The vessel was detained in Liverpool because there were a large number of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) related deficiencies which were objective evidence of a serious failure or lack of effectiveness of implementation of the ISM code on board the vessel. Other deficiencies identified included: the main engine was defective; also the engine room was very oily in some areas; the five year service on the immersion suit in the engine room had expired; there was no evidence that the freefall lifeboat had been manoeuvred in the water within the last 3 months also there was no evidence that the freefall lifeboat had been freefall launched within the last 6 months; in addition the deck officer was not familiar with launching the starboard life raft by davit.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: - 8 November 2010 Birkenhead
Vessel Name: - MOST SKY General Cargo
GT: - 1,972
IMO No: - 9389370
Flag: - Panama
Company: - ER Em Denizcilik
Classification Society: - Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)
Summary: - twelve deficiencies including four grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Birkenhead because the engine room was very dirty, there were fuel oil leaks and a major non conformity was identified with respect to the lack of maintenance of the ship and equipment. Other deficiencies identified included: the crew/officers records of rest were not signed; the crew accommodation was no longer provided with steam heating; the galley needed cleaning; there was insufficient fruit and vegetables on board; the crew showers and toilets were dirty and the shower curtains missing and the laundry washing facilities were inadequate. In addition the lifejacket lights were out of date; the aft deck was slippery underneath the deck generator and several fire doors were tied open.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.


Date and Place of detention: 4 March 2010 – Lowestoft
Vessel Name: - CIEN PORCIENTO (General Cargo)
GT: - 106
IMO No: - 8944446
Flag: - Unregistered
Company: - Open Window Inc
Classification Society: - Unclassed
Recognised Organisation: - Not applicable
Recognised Organisation for ISM: - Not applicable
Summary: - thirty deficiencies including seven grounds for detention

The vessel was detained in Lowestoft because the main fire pump was inoperative and there was no alternative fire pump outside the machinery space. There were insufficient liferafts, the sanitary water system was inoperative and there was no fresh running water to the galley, pantry and shower room. There were no nautical publications and charts were incomplete for the operational area.
Other deficiencies found were insufficient provisions for the intended voyage and medicines were out of date. In addition the following items were found to be missing:
distress flares; line throwing appliances; lifebuoys; life jackets with lights; immersion suits; satellite (Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon) (EPIRB); fire extinguishers and the fire hose nozzle.
The vessel was still detained at 31 July 2012.

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