CMA CGM Receives Highest Score on Compliance and Safety of Its Fleet
Auther - Unknown Enter Date - 2013-01-21
 
In January 2013, the Group-owned CMA CGM fleet
was rewarded by state ports (Port State Control), the highest score for
its fleet in recognition of the fleet’s compliance with international regulations regarding safety at sea, technical / regulatory compliance and pollution prevention.


For this ranking, port national authorities verify the state of
vessels, the level of maintenance, the quality of the crew, procedures
in place for the management of safety and pollution, etc.…


Since 2010, vessels are controlled by a rating implemented by the “Paris
Memorandum of Understanding”, one of the strictest in the world.


In case of poor performance, vessels and/or companies are subject to
stricter and more frequent controls that can lead to detentions and
bans.

“The CMA CGM Group places the health, security and safety
of its crews, employees, transported goods and vessels at the forefront
of its priorities.

The recognition of this performance by the
authorities rewards the measures implemented by the Group to ensure
safety on board and demonstrates the level of excellence of CMA CGM’s
vessels and teams” says Farid Salem, CMA CGM Group Executive Officer.



Port State Control (PSC) is the inspection of foreign ships in other
national ports by PSC officers (inspectors) for the purpose of verifying
that the competency of the master and officers on board, and the
condition of the ship and its equipment comply with the requirements of
international conventions (e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, etc.) and that the
vessel is manned and operated in compliance with applicable
international law.

Resource: http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/73745