• 182 per cent increase in the number of detentions of DCVs, from 22 in 2021 to 62 in 2022.
  • The inspection rate of RAVs remains consistent at 95 per year. The number of detainable deficiencies identified on RAVs fell by 43 per cent (from seven in 2021 to four in 2022).
  • 1,181 bulk carriers were inspected with 3,446 deficiencies issued resulting in 76 detentions. The detention rate for bulk carriers increased to 6.4 per cent from 6.1 per cent in 2021.
  • Container ships continue to perform poorly, being in the top five detained ship types for three years, and accounting for nearly 15 per cent of arrivals in 2022. 
Table 1 – Overview of all inspections
  DCV - FSC 2021 2022 When compared to 2021
DCV inspections Total DCV inspections 2,516 2,671 6.16% (an increase of 155)
Total defiiciencies 7,311 8,769 19.94% (an increase of 1,458)
Priority3 Priority 1 inspections 990 993 0.3% (an increase of 3)
Priority 2 inspections 581 522 -10.2% (a decrease of 59)
Priority 3 inspections 356 374 5.1% (an increase of 18)
Priority 4 inspections 439 745 67.7% (an increase of 306)
Deficiencies Total detainable deficiencies 57 149 161.4% (an increase of 92)
Rate of deficiencies per inspection 2.91 3.28 12.98% (an increase of 0.38)
Detentions Total detentions 22 62 181.8% (an increase of 40)
Detentions as a % of total inspections 0.87% 2.32% 164.5% (an increase of 1.45% of inspections)
  RAV - FSC 2021 2022 When compared to 2021
RAV - FSC inspections Total FSC inspections 95 95 0.0% 0
Total deficiencies 254 264 3.94% (an increase of 10)
Deficiencies Total detainable deficiencies 7 4 -42.86% (a decrease of 3)
Rate of deficiencies per inspection 2.67 2.78 3.94% (an increase of 0.11)
Detentions Total detentions 3 3 0% 0
Detentions as a % of total inspections 3.16% 3.16% 0% 0
  PSC 2021 2022 When compared to 2021
Arrivals Total arrivals 26,400 26,774 1.42% (an increase of 374)
Individual ships which made those arrivals 6,170 6,042 -2.07% (a decrease of 128)
Ships eligible for PSC inspection 5,995 5,884 -1.85% (a decrease of 111)
PSC inspections Total PSC inspections 2,820 2,405 -14.72% (a decrease of 415) 
Total PSC inspections - by individual ships 2,567 2,167 -15.58% (a decrease of 400) 
Inspection rate of eligible ships % 42.8% 36.8% -14.02% (a decrease of 14%)
Total deficiencies 6,242 6,216 -0.42% (a decrease of 26) 
Priority Priority 1 inspection rate 84.8% 88.5% 4.4% (an increase of 3.7%)
Priority 2 inspection rate 63.4% 68.9% 8.7% (an increase of 5.5%)
Priority 3 inspection rate 44.5% 43.9% -1.3% (a decrease of 0.6%)
Priority 4 inspection rate 30.6% 24.5% -20% (a decrease of 6.1%)
Deficiencies Total detainable deficiencies 221 220 -0.45% (a decrease of 1) 
Rate of deficiencies per inspection 2.2 2.58 17.27% (an increase of 0.38)
Detentions Total detentions 159 145 -8.81% (a decrease of 14)
Detentions as a % of total inspections 5.6% 6.0% 7.14% (an increase of 0.4% of inspections)

 


Footnotes

3 37 vessels inspected with unknown priority in 2022, 150 vessels inspected with unknown priority in 2021