Denmark stays on top of Paris MOU’s port state control white list & More Breaking News

June 22, 2022 Maritime Safety News

Denmark has topped the Paris MOU regional port state control authority’s white list of excessive performing flag states for the second 12 months operating.

The Paris MOU’s white list represents flag states with the least quantity of detentions per inspection over a three-year rolling interval.

Only six ships registered underneath the Danish flag have been detained between 2019 and 2021, out of 1,143 inspections over the interval.

Denmark is adopted by the Netherlands, Norway and the Bahamas within the efficiency rankings.

The Marshall Islands, which ranked at quantity three within the Paris MOU’s white list in 2020, has fallen to quantity 15 on the list in 2021.

Panama, the world’s largest flag state, ranks quantity 36 on the white list.

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Estonia has been promoted to the white list from the gray list, with Morocco going the opposite manner. Morocco has fallen from the white list to now be the very best performer on the gray list.

Similarly, Egypt has fallen from the gray list onto the black list of high-risk flag states. The worst ranked flag state on the Paris MOU’s black list is Cameroon with 15 detentions out of 69 inspections.