MCA Reels In A Sorry Eightsome

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Mar 142010
 

Eight non-UK flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during February 2010 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection says the UK’s The Maritime & Coastguard Agency, MCA. Monthly figures show that there were 4 new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during February 2010 and 4 vessels under detention from the previous month. The overall rate of detentions compared with inspections carried out over the last twelve months was 3% this is slightly down from January’s twelve month rate.

Among the detentions is the notorious Baltiyskiy of rag-in-a-crack fame.

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