Paris MOU bans two

DECEMBER 5, 2014 — The Paris MOU Secretariat said yesterday that two ships had been banned from the Paris MOU region. In both cases the ships had been detained by port state control authorities in the region for the third time within 36 months.

On November 24, 2014 M/V Letfallah III was detained in Pula (Croatia). This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship flies the flag of Tanzania which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list. The ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorages in the Paris MoU region, except a port of the ship's flag State. This refusal will become applicable immediately after the ship is authorized to leave this port and anchorage.

As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.

According to the Equasis data base the ship is a 3,860 dwt general cargo ship managed by Hamza Shipping of Beirut, Lebanon, ISM managed by ISM Group Inc., also of Beirut and whose registered owner is Sumaya Shipping Co, whose address is given as in care of Hamza Shipping.

Its classification society is Dromon Bureau of Shipping.

On November 17, 2014 M/V ETAB (IMO number 6609779 )was detained in Tarragona (Spain). This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship flies the flag of Comoros which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list. The ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorages in the Paris MoU region, except a port of the ship's flag State. This refusal will become applicable immediately after the ship is authorized to leave this port and anchorage.

As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.

According to the Equasis data base, the Etab is a livestock carrier managed and ISM managed by Adco SAL of Beirut, Lebanon, and owned by Etab Shipping SA, whose address is given as care of Adco SAL.

Its classification society is International Naval Surveys Bureau.

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