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Web Alert: Indian Ocean MoU preliminary results of PSC CIC on the Safety of Navigation

09 March 2018

Further to the Club’s web alert dated 1 March 2018, Indian Ocean MoU (IOMOU) has issued attached press release on the preliminary results of PSC CIC on the Safety of Navigation.

During the course of the campaign, member Authorities of the IOMOU carried out inspections of 1,290 ships with 81 detentions. Out of which 1,076 inspections of individual ships were undertaken covering 57 flags, using the CIC questionnaire and total of 6 ships were detained for CIC related deficiencies, resulting in a CIC topic related detention rate of 0.55%.
The most significant deficiencies found during the campaign were related to:
1.       Passage plan not covering the whole voyage (3%)
2.       Ship’s VDR/SVDR not recording data fully (2%)
3.       ECDIS do not have the appropriate up-to-date electronic charts for the intended voyage and there was no suitable back-up arrangement (2%)
4.       Watch-keeping officers were not able to demonstrate familiarization with ECDIS (1%)
The results of the campaign will be further analysed and the final report will be published on the IOMOU website. For more information please click here