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Operational Safety on Passenger Ships


During the next three-month concentrated inspection campaign, the Paris MOU will start taking steps to verify operational safety on passenger ships. From 1st May 2003, port state control officers’ (PSCO) inspections will focus on emergency drills, inspecting selected ships calling at ports within the Paris MOU region. All vessels to be targeted will be notified prior to their arrival.An aide-memoire, which will include critical questions, will be completed during each inspection. The results will be judged on ability, command and control, and communication.

The other following aspects of emergency preparedness will also be included during the inspection (within the limits of the ship’s time in port):
  • emergency lighting
  • alarms
  • fire doors
  • fire pumps
  • radio equipment.

If serious operational deficiencies are found, the inspection may be extended to other areas and if any deficiencies are found that endanger the safety of the passengers, the ship will be detained and only be released when a drill has been performed satisfactorily. It is expected that approximately 125 passenger ships will be inspected during this campaign. Ferries and high-speed passenger craft trading on regular routes are excluded from this campaign since these ships are already subject to regular control under EC Directive 1999/35/EC.


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