The Port State Control Authorities of Asia-Pacific region (Tokyo MoU) have released their Annual Report 2016 together with the 3 year performance listings 2014-2016 for Recognised Organisations and Flag States.
This annual report outlines the port State control developments and activities of the Tokyo MOU that took place in 2016. In addition, the report also provides port State control statistics and analysis on the results of inspections carried out by member Authorities during the year. Although there has been a general trend of improvement in the quality and performance of shipping in the region, there are still unsafe and substandard ships trading around the region. The Tokyo MOU is firmly determined to continue its endeavours to improve and harmonize PSC activities towards the aim of eradication of substandard ships in the region.
The Tokyo MOU conducted a concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on Cargo Securing Arrangements from 1 September…
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