The Tanzanian-flagged oil products tanker 'Rawan' was detained in Port of Limassol, Cyprus, on 23 April 2018, and left the port on 25 July, but failed to call at the repair yard in Alexandria, Egypt as agreed.

The vessel was allowed to sail for a single voyage from Limassol to Alexandria for cargo discharge and then to proceed to 'Egyptian Ship Repairs & Building & Co.' repair yard (Alexandria) as per Flag authorization dated 20 July 2018.

As such, and in accordance with the provisions of section 23(4) of Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Laws of 2011 and 2015 (Law 95(I)/2011) as amended} of the Republic of Cyprus, Section 4.2 of the Paris MoU and Article 21.4 of the EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC as amended,

the vessel will be refused access to any port and anchorages in the Paris MoU region, except a port and anchorage of the ships flag State, until you have provided evidence to the satisfaction of this administration that the ship fully complies with all applicable requirements of the Convention.