Port State control (PSC) is an internationally agreed program for the inspection of foreign ships in other national ports. With our extensive program of inspection and survey, PSC is a key element in maintaining a safe international marine transport industry.
Number of foreign ships inspected: 270
Number of deficiencies found: 720
Number of foreign ships detained: 24
Number of Australian ships inspected: 12
Number of deficiencies found: 29
Number of Australian ships detained: 0
Starboard life boat onload release arrangement defective. Release cable damaged and corroded (IMAGE 463.32 KB).
Sewage overboard valve ship side in engine room holed.
Engine room fire dampers Numbers 1,2 and 4 defective. Fire damper unable to close (IMAGE 69.45 KB).
CO2 fixed fire fighting system defective and have twisted hoses (IMAGE 177.36 KB).
Ballast tank air vents defective in numerous places:
The safety management system does not ensure:
Sewage treatment plant holed between second stage and chlorination tank. No flow through pipe into plastic chlorination chamber (IMAGE 904.93 KB) and sewage flowing through hole between second stage and chlorination stage (IMAGE 849.56 KB).
Numerous breaches of Maritme Labour Convention 2006 are evidence that conditions on board are clearly hazardous to the safety and health of seafarers, and a serious breach of seafarers rights.