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: 290
Number of deficiencies found: 736
Number of foreign ships detained: 22
Number of Australian ships inspected: 5
Number of deficiencies found: 4
Number of Australian ships detained: 0
Most air vents for ballast tanks defective (IMAGE 668.99 KB).
Excessive oil accumulation in engine room. All quick closing valves had oil leakages and are missing insulation. Number 1 quick closing valve had smoke emerging from spilled oil. Purifier room bilges and circulating pumps had excessive oil accumulation. Number 2 settling tank manhole had oil leaks. Deficiencies are evidence that the vessel has not been maintained in accordance with Safety of Life at Sea convention (SOLAS Chapter I Regulation 11). Oil accumulation around main engine pump (IMAGE 677.97 KB).
Engine room fire dampers defective.
Four of five ballast tank air pipe closing arrangement seized and broken (IMAGE 110.61 KB).
The safety management system implemented does not comply: