133 - 03/00 - Port State Control - Increased Inspections - Asia

Members should be aware that the 17 member states of the Tokyo MOU have agreed to increase their inspection rate in the Asia Pacific area to 75% . This increase, from 50%, is due to begin from October 1st 2000. The members have agreed to develop a targeting system. The criteria is not yet known but is likely to be based on previous inspection records. It will also include factors such as flag, owner and class.

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