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Ferries: Cyprus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 10330, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he last met representatives of the Maritime Register of Cyprus to discuss maritime safety standards on Cypriot registered ferries operating on international routes from UK ports.

Answered on

9 June 2021

The Secretary of State for Transport has not met with officials from the Maritime Register of Cyprus to discuss maritime safety standards on Cypriot registered ferries operating on international routes from UK ports.

Cypriot registered vessels are inspected by Marine Surveyors from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as part of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control to ensure that the vessels comply with the relevant safety standards and regulations.

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