7th of January 2015

M/V Salah Aldeen 2 refused access to Paris MoU region

The M/V Salah Aldeen 2 was detained In Tarragona (Spain) on December 16, 2014. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months. The ship flies the flag of SIERRA LEONA, which is black on the current Paris MoU BWG list. Therefore under the provisions of section 4 of the Paris MoU, Article 16 of EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC1, the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorage In the Paris MOU region , except a port and anchorage of the ship's flag State. This refusal of access will become applicable immediately after the ship is authorized to leave this port and anchorage.
As this is the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will be 3 months.