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Monday, October 2, 2023
M/V Big Lily. Photo courtesy Australia Maritime Safety Authority
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Containership Banned from Australian Waters for Serious Safety and Maintenance Issues

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a 90-day ban to the Marshall Island-flagged containership Big Lilly over significant safety and

October 2, 2023
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Chief Engineer Sentenced to Prison Over Illegal Dumping, Obstruction of Justice
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Chief Engineer Sentenced to Prison Over Illegal Dumping, Obstruction of Justice

A judge in Southern California has sentenced the former chief engineer of the general cargo ship M/V Donald to serve twelve months and a day in

September 19, 2023
Total Views: 5920

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
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Leading Port State Control Regimes Launch Fire Safety Campaign

Two of the world’s largest port state control regimes are launching a joint inspection campaign related to fire safety on board vessels. The Tokyo MOU

August 2, 2023
Total Views: 1361

Monday, July 10, 2023
Australia Bans Second Briese Heavylift Ship Over Safety Violations
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Australia Bans Second Briese Heavylift Ship Over Safety Violations

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a second Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co vessel from Australian waters due to safety violations,

July 10, 2023
Total Views: 2676

Friday, March 17, 2023
International Inspectors Put ‘Worst Flags’ in the Crosshairs
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International Inspectors Put ‘Worst Flags’ in the Crosshairs

ITF targets the four worst flags in bid to scrap unsafe shipping from Mediterranean Sea. Inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation

March 17, 2023
Total Views: 3508

Monday, February 27, 2023
Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses
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Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) containership from entering Australian ports over maintenance

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 23833

Friday, May 13, 2022
Coast Guard on Port State Control: ‘We Can’t Inspect All of Them’
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Coast Guard on Port State Control: ‘We Can’t Inspect All of Them’

“These ships know we are coming, even if we don’t tell them, they know that we are coming.” That was the answer to a question regarding targeting of U.S.

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 5359

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Port State Control Authorities to Launch Ship Stability Campaign Targeting 10,000 Inspections

Port State Control authorities are preparing an inspection campaign targeting ship stability. The 3-month inspection campaign is being launched by the Tokyo

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 2246

Monday, June 3, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard Sees Ships Switching to Cleaner Fuel in October
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U.S. Coast Guard Sees Ships Switching to Cleaner Fuel in October

By Stephen Cunningham (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Coast Guard expects ships to start switching over to cleaner burning fuels as soon as the fourth quarter to

June 3, 2019
Total Views: 11

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Daiwan Justice Detained in New Zealand
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New Zealand Detains Bulker Over Unpaid Wages to Crew

Maritime authorities in New Zealand have detained the bulk carrier Daiwan Justice after learning that the crews’ wages had not been paid for almost four

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 55

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Paris MoU Releases 2017 “White, Grey and Black” List: United States Falls to Grey as Korea, Poland Move to White

The Paris MoU has approved its 2017 port state control inspection results for 2017 and adopted its new “White, Grey, and Black” performance lists

June 19, 2018
Total Views: 129

Monday, June 11, 2018
Australia, Paris MoU Ban Cargo Ships Following Port State Control Detentions
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Australia, Paris MoU Ban Cargo Ships Following Port State Control Detentions

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained by port state control

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 40

Monday, November 20, 2017
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Cargo Ship MV Acorus Banned from Paris MoU for One Year

The Moldovan-flagged cargo ship MV Acorus has been banned from the Paris MoU for a period of one year due to repeat offenses. The MV Acorus was detained in

November 20, 2017
Total Views: 186

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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Port State Control Regimes Consider Doing Away with Famous ‘White, Grey and Black Lists’

The world’s Port State Control regimes are considering doing away with the famous white, grey and black lists for ranking flag states’

November 7, 2017
Total Views: 143

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Bahamas-Flagged Bulk Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Safety Issues
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Bahamas-Flagged Bulk Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Safety Issues

  A Bahamas-flagged bulk carrier remains in the Port of Tacoma after U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control inspectors found multiple safety deficiencies. A

September 29, 2015
Total Views: 20

Friday, September 11, 2015
Car Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Fire Safety Violations
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Car Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Fire Safety Violations

  The U.S. Coast Guard has detained a Panamanian-flagged car carrier in the Port of Tacoma this week due to safety deficiencies including an inoperable

September 11, 2015
Total Views: 13

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Port State Control Inspection
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Ship Photos of the Day – Port State Control Inspection

Port state control inspections are regularly carried out to ensure that foreign vessels in domestic ports are in compliance with all international conventions,

May 21, 2015
Total Views: 235

Monday, May 18, 2015
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Bulk Carrier Busted Over Significant Safety and Environmental Violations

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Ikan Sudip after an inspection in Astoria, Oregon revealed significant environmental and

May 18, 2015
Total Views: 11

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Bulk Carrier KIND SEAS Detained in Washington Over Multiple Safety Violations – Update
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Bulk Carrier KIND SEAS Detained in Washington Over Multiple Safety Violations – Update

Monday Update: The detention of the MV Kind Seas has been lifted by the Coast Guard, according to the ship’s managers. “Managers of the Kind Seas

April 26, 2015
Total Views: 37

Monday, March 9, 2015
MOL Containership Detained in Seattle
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MOL Containership Detained in Seattle

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained an MOL containership in Seattle over multiple significant violations discovered during port state control

March 9, 2015
Total Views: 19
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