Eight Foreign-flagged Ships Under Detention in UK in July

Eight Foreign-flagged Ships Under Detention in UK in July

Eight foreign-flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during July 2018, after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection, according to data provided by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Namely, …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
Cargo ship Kiunga Chief banned from Australian ports

Cargo ship Kiunga Chief banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Papua New Guinea-flagged cargo ship Kiunga Chief from entering or using Australian ports for three months after the ship was detained for a third time in …
Jun 6, 2017 /  Vessels
Appeals Tribunal upholds AMSA ship detention of OOCL Le Havre

Appeals Tribunal upholds AMSA ship detention of OOCL Le Havre

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s decision to detain a Hong Kong flagged container ship which dumped food waste in close proximity to Fraser Island in May was affirmed by the Administrative Appeals …
Dec 6, 2016 /  Vessels
Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During October 2016

Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During October 2016

The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced yesterday that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during October 2016 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During …
Nov 9, 2016 /  Vessels
Indonesian Authorities Detain Second Singaporean ship captain

Indonesian Authorities Detain Second Singaporean ship captain

Another Singaporean boat captain, along with his crew and passengers, have been detained for allegedly trespassing in Indonesian waters. Captain Ricky Tan Poh Hui was piloting the Malaysia-flagged vessel, the Seven Seas …
Aug 25, 2016 /  Vessels
Russian Oil Tanker Detained by Malaysian Authorities Anchored in Recommended Area

Russian Oil Tanker Detained by Malaysian Authorities Anchored in Recommended Area

The owner of the Russian oil tanker MT Zolotoj Most, detained in Malaysia for entering its territorial waters without permission, said the vessel had anchored in the recommended area where it had stayed before. On …
Aug 23, 2016 /  Vessels
Second Indian Ship Detained By UK Coastguard After Failing Inspection

Second Indian Ship Detained By UK Coastguard After Failing Inspection

A second Indian ship was among foreign flagged vessels under detention in UK ports after failing a Port State Control (PSC) inspection in July, the UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said yesterday. Malaviya …
Aug 3, 2016 /  Vessels
MV Mainport Cedar held by Arab coalition forces in Saudi Arabia

MV Mainport Cedar held by Arab coalition forces in Saudi Arabia

An Irish-owned ship which was carrying humanitarian supplies to Yemen has been detained by Arab coalition forces on suspicion of arms smuggling. The 54m vessel MV Mainport Cedar was en route to the Yemeni port of …
Feb 17, 2016 /  Vessels
USCG Detains Cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar Due to Safety Violations

USCG Detains Cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar Due to Safety Violations

The Panama-flagged cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar was detained in Seattle on Monday (Jan 4), after a United States Coast Guard port state control inspection detected several safety violations. During the …
Jan 5, 2016 /  Vessels
Five More Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During November 2015

Five More Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During November 2015

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced on Wednesday (Dec 16) that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during November 2015 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During …
Dec 18, 2015 /  Curious