Comoros-flagged M/V Reggae refused access to the Paris MoU region

Paris MoU has informed that the Comoros-flagged M/V Reggae was detained in the Italian port of Chioggia on October 3rd. The ship flies the flag of Comoros, which is black on the current Paris MoU WGB list.

Under the provisions of section 4 of the Paris MoU, Article 16 of EU Council Directive 2009/16/EC, the ship will be refused further access to any port and anchorage in the Paris MOU region, except a port and anchorage of the ship’s flag State. This refusal of access will become applicable immediately after the ship is authorized to leave the port and anchorage of Chiogga.

As this was the first refusal of access order the period of the refusal of access will be three months.

This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 36 months.