Riyadh MoU has announced the launch of a New Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) October - Decemb


Gulf Region is planning the following PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC);

Items of concentrated inspection: Safety of Navigation (SOLAS Chapter V)

Campaign period: From 1 October 2015 to 31 December 2015

During the campaign period, not only condition of navigational equipment, but also crew Familiarization, voyage plan and other applicable documentation etc. will be verified in more detail.

The purpose of this CIC is to ensure that ships comply with the requirements of equipment such as AIS, VDR as well as to ensure that the Master and Watch Keeping Officers are familiar with this equipment.

Consequently, as from 1st October 2015, all vessels may be subject to an additional check by PSCO's. The campaign period will be commenced from 1st October 2015 and it will be held for 3 months, ending on 31st December 2015.

In order to assist ships staff for this CIC, a check list to help Masters, Designated Persons Ashore and crew has been prepared to prevent the vessels from being delayed or detained by Port State Control Officer(s).

The ships must comply with all applicable International Conventions at all times.

Author: Source from Riyadh MoU,