IS PORT STATE CONTROL TARGETING BEGINNING TO BITE?
For the second consecutive year there has been a massive rise in the number of ships delayed or detained due to serious deficiencies affecting their seaworthiness. While is difficult to identify a single cause for this sharp rise in the number of detentions, it is obvious however, that efforts set in motion to increase the effectiveness of port state control under the Paris Memorandum had their full impact on the number of detentions in 1994. The article outlines the most prominent causes for detention.
- Marine Engrs Rev, Oct 1995, p 18 [2 p, 1 tab, 1 fig]
- Publication Date: 1995
- TRT Terms: Seaworthiness
- Uncontrolled Terms: Port state control
- Old TRIS Terms: Shipboard safety; Substandard ships
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation;
- Accession Number: 00718459
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM