4th of June 2021

Virtual Paris MoU 54th Committee Meeting, monitoring the impact of COVID-19

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 54th Committee meeting by virtual means from the 17th to the 21st of May 2021. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan.

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a priority element discussed was the ongoing impact of the pandemic on port State control in the region. Although ship calls and inspections have increased in the period since the last Committee meeting in October 2020 to May of this year, port State control efforts are still being impacted.

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