The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) has launched an inspection campaign to verify compliance with the requirements of the Polar Code for vessels that hold Polar Ship Certificates. The inspection campaign will be held from Monday 13 June to Friday 01 July 2022 (first period) and from Monday 01 August to Friday 19 August 2022 (second period).
The inspection campaign is additional to the regular Concentrated Inspection Campaigns (CIC) and is held at a different time of the year due to the seasonal voyage plans of the ships sailing to the Polar area.
Paris MOU (PSCOs) will undertake the CIC using a pre-defined questionnaire to assess vessel’s compliance with the Polar Code and the implementation and knowledge of vessel crews.
The goal of the inspection campaign is to create awareness amongst ship crews and ship owners with regard to the importance of compliance with the provisions of the Polar Code.
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
Paris MOU Concentrated Inspection Polar Code
INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR SHIPS OPERATING IN POLAR WATERS (POLAR CODE)
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