Strike Three – MV Phoenix Banned from Paris MoU

Mike Schuler
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June 17, 2015

MV Phoenix. Photo: McCreery


After three Port State Control detentions within just 24 months, the Paris MoU has denied access for the St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged bulk carrier MV Phoenix.

The Paris MoU on Port State Control reports that on May 29th, the MV Phoenix, with IMO number 8506529, was detained in Quebec, Canada. Under the ban, the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorages in the Paris MoU region, except for a port within the ship’s flag State.

The Paris MoU reports that the ISM company is Master’s Ship Management Pvt of India.

As this is the first refusal of access for the MV Phoenix, the ban is to be in place for a minimum of 3 months.

The Paris MoU notes that St. Kitts and Nevis is listed as ‘Grey’ on the current Paris MoU White, Grey and Black list.

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