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What is Paris MoU?

What is Paris MoU?

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control is the official agreement between the 27 participating Maritime Authorities implementing a harmonized system of Port State Control.

Is Turkey in Paris MoU?

The current member States of the Paris MoU are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

What is the benefit of port state control?

This ensures that as many ships as possible are inspected but at the same time prevents ships being delayed by unnecessary inspections. The primary responsibility for ships’ standards rests with the flag State – but port State control provides a “safety net” to catch substandard ships.

What is Indian Ocean MoU?

Indean Ocean MoU. The Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Indian Ocean MoU), signed in Pretoria (South Africa) on 5 June 1998.

What does MOU mean in shipping?

Memorandum of understanding – Wikipedia.

Why Paris MOU was formed?

The Paris MoU on PSC is an administrative agreement between twenty-seven Maritime Authorities. In 1978 the ‘Hague Memorandum’ between a number of maritime authorities in Western Europe was developed. It dealt mainly with enforcement of shipboard living and working conditions as required by ILO Convention no.

What is Black Sea MOU?

The Black Sea MOU on Port State control is a system of harmonized inspection procedures designed to target sub-standards ships with the main objective being their eventual elimination.

How many MOU are in PSC?

nine PSC MOUs
At present, there are nine PSC MOUs. One thing that we all understand is that we are all short of resources. And port state controls are no different. No port state control can inspect all the ships calling their ports.

How many MoU are in PSC?

Who creates the port State control?

To this end, in 1982 fourteen European countries agreed on the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) to establish port state control. Nowadays 26 European countries and Canada are signatories of Paris MoU.

How many countries are in Indian Ocean MOU?

twenty countries
As of December 2019, twenty countries have become parties to the Memorandum. They are: Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, Eritrea, France (La Reunion), India, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Oman, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Yemen.

How many types of MOU are there?

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is defined as an agreement between parties and can be bilateral (two) or multilateral (more than two parties).