15th of September 2023

M/V “HAKSA” - IMO no. 9070503 refused access to the Paris MoU region

The above named vessel was detained in port Venice  (Italy) on 25 August 2023 and left the port without complying with the conditions determined by the port State authority.

In particular, the ship's Master did not comply with the conditions for a safe voyage to the designated repair port, by sailing:

- beyond the limit of 20 miles from the nearest coast, and

- in bad weather conditions (wind and sea state higher than the allowed limit - sea 2/wind 3).

The ship flies the flag of Republic of Cameroon, which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.

In accordance with section 4.2 of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port state Control, Article 21.4 of Eu Council Directive 2009/16/EC1 and article 24.1 of national Decree March 24th, 2011 No.53, the above named vessel will be refused access to any port and anchorages in the Paris MoU region, except a port and anchorage of the ship’s flag State.