Paris MoU Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on
MLC, 2006 /
The Maritime Authorities of Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will
launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.
This inspection campaign will be held for three months, commencing from September 01, 2016 to
November 30, 2016. Aim of the CIC is to verify that the minimum standards for working and living
conditions have been implemented on board. The ship’s procedure and measures are in place
with respect to MLC, 2006 will be checked in detail for compliance with the requirements during a
regular Port State Control inspection. This concentrated inspection campaign will be conducted
during regular Port State Control Inspections.
The Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) will use a list of twelve (12) selected questions to ensure
that the required certificates and documentation are present, in particular those related to the
seafarers on board. Additionally there are questions aimed at verification of records of the
inspections of the accommodation, food and catering, and whether a safety committee has been
established. PSCOs will use the questionnaire attached to this notification.
When deficiencies are found, actions by the port State may vary from recording a deficiency and
instructing the master to rectify it within a certain period of time to detaining the ship until serious
deficiencies have been rectified. In the case of detention, this will be published in the monthly
detention list of the Paris web sites.
As per the press release, it is expected that jointly the Paris will carry out approximately 4,500