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Shipping: Inspections

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL15340, tabled on 25 April 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the announcement by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency that four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports in March after failing Port State Control inspection, who is responsible for paying (1) port, and (2) other, charges incurred by those ships during the detention period.

Answered on

8 May 2019

The ship operator (owner or manager) has the responsibility for paying all costs incurred while the ship is under detention.