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  • The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU), adopted in Paris (France) on 1 July 1982.
- Member States. 27
Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
- Observers. IMO, ILO, USCG, Tokyo MoU, Caribbean MoU, Mediterranean MoU, Black Sea MoU, Riyadh MoU, Viña del Mar Agreement and Abuja MoU (Associate status).
- Target Inspection Rate. The scope, frequency and priority of inspections are determined on the basis of a ship's Risk Profile.
- Relevant Instruments.
  • LL 66
  • LL PROT 88
  • SOLAS 74
  • SOLAS PROT 78
  • SOLAS PROT 88
  • MARPOL 73/78/97
  • STCW 78
  • COLREG 72
  • TONNAGE 69
  • ILO 147
  • ILO 147 PORT 96
  • MLC 06
  • AFS 2001
  • CLC 69/92
  • BUNKERS 2001
  • BWM
- Official Languages. English and French.
- Chairman. Mr. Brian HOGAN (Ireland).
- Secretary and Secretariat Address. Mr. Richard SCHIFERLI
(Netherlands)
Secretary General
Koningskade 4 P.O. Box 16191, 2500 BD The Hague, the Netherlands
- Information Centre Director Address. EMSA, Lisbon, Portugal (THETIS database)
- Last and next PSCC Meetings. PSCC 47, Vilnius, Lithuania 19 – 23 May 2014
PSCC 48, TBC, The Netharands18 – 22 May 2015
- Website and e-mail. www.parismou.org
secretariat@parismou.org
- Total Number of Inspections and Detention percentages. Inspections Detentions Detention %
2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012
24,058 19,058 18,308 790 688 669 3.28 3.61 3.65
- Focal Point. Capt. Richard W. Schiferli
Secretary 
Secretariat  Paris MoU on Port State Control
P.O. Box 16191 2500 BD The Hague
The Netherlands.

Phone No.: +31 70 456 1508
Fax No.    : +31 70 456 1599
E-mail : richard.schiferli@parismou.org
- Contact Details for member States Belgium

Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport
Directorate - General Maritime Transport
City Atrium
Vooruitgangsstraat 56
1210 Brussel
Belgium
telephone: +32 2 277 35 00
telefax: +32 2 277 40 51

Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport
Port State Control
Posthoflei 5
B-2600 Berchem
Belgium
telephone: +32 3 229 00 30
telephone: +32 478 82 58 09 (after office hours)
telefax: +32 3 229 00 31
e-mail: sc.antwerpen@mobilit.fgov.be
website: www.mobilit.fgov.be
Bulgaria

Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications
Executive Agency Maritime Administration
9 Diakon Ignatii Street
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
telephone +359 2 930 09 10
telefax +359 2 930 09 20
email:bma@marad.bg

Maritime Administration Varna
5 Primorsky Blvd.,
9000 Varna Bulgaria
telephone: +0359 52 684 920
telefax: +359 52 602 378
website: www.marad.bg
Canada

Transport Canada Marine Safety
Tower C, Place de Ville, 10th floor, 330 Sparks Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0N8
Canada
telephone: +1 613 993 3137
telefax: +1 613 993 8196
email: questions@tc.gc.ca
website: www.tc.gc.ca
Croatia

Ministry of the Sea, Tourism, Transport and Development
Safety of Navigation and Maritime Environment
Protection Directorate / Inspection Division
Prisavlje 14
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
telefax: +385 16 16 90 69
telephone: +385 16 16 91 11
website: www.mmpi.hr/default.aspx?id=777
Cyprus

Ministry of Communications and Works
Department of Merchant Shipping
PO Box 56193
CY-3305 Lemesos
Cyprus
telefax: +357 25 848 200
telephone: +357 25 848 100
email: maritimeadmin@dms.mcw.gov.cy
website: www.shipping.gov.cy
Denmark

Danish Maritime Authority
38C Vermundsgade
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark
telefax: +45 39 17 44 01
telephone: +45 39 17 44 00
email: psc@dma.dk
website: www.dma.dk
Estonia

Estonian Maritime Administration
Valge 4
11413 Tallinn
Estonia
telefax: +372 6 205 506
telephone: +372 6 205 500
email: eva@vta.ee
website: www.vta.ee

Ship Supervision Department (PSC)
Lume 9
10 416 Tallinn
Estonia
telefax: +372 6 205 706
telephone: +372 6 205 724
e-mail:ljo@vta.ee
website: www.vta.ee
Finland

Finnish Transport Safety Agency
Maritime Sector
Postal address:
PO Box 320
00101 Helsinki

Visiting address:
Kumpulantie 9
FIN-00181 Helsinki
Finland
telefax: +358 20 618 6593
telephone: +358 20 618 500
email: kirjaamo@trafi.fi 
website: www.trafi.fi/en
webpage PSC Finland
France

Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable des Transports et du Logement
Direction générale des infrastructures, des transports et de la mer
Direction des Affaires Maritimes
Sous-direction de la sécurité maritime
Bureau du controle des navires au titre de l'Etat du port
DGITM-DAM-SM3
La Grande Arche
Arche Paroi Sud
92055 La Défense Cedex
France
telefax: +33 1 44 49 86 14
telephone: +33 1 44 49 86 16
e-mail: psc.france@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
website: www.mer.gouv.fr
Germany

Dienststelle Schiffssicherheit
BG Verkehr
P.O. Box 110489
20404 Hamburg
Germany
telefax: +49 40 3613 7295
telephone: +49 40 3613 7100
e-mail: psc-germany@bg-verkehr.de
website: www.dienststelle-schiffssicherheit.de

Bundesministerium fur Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung
Abteilung Wasserstrassen, Schifffahrt
Robert Schuman-Platz 1
Postfach 200100
53170 Bonn
website: www.bmvbs.de
Greece

Hellenic Republic
Ministry of Citizens' Protection
Hellenic Coast Guard
International Relations Department
PSC Head Office
Akti Vassiliadi Gate E1
Piraeus GR-185 10
Greece
telefax: +30 210 419 1561-3
telephone: +30 210 419 1189 / +30 210 419 1227
telephone: +30 201 419 1513 (Head Officer)
email: delep@hcg.gr
website: www.yen.gr 

Operational Centre: General Duty officer - non office hours

telephone: +30 210 411 2500
telefax: +30 210 463 3096
email: kepix@hcg.gr
Iceland

Icelandic Maritime Administration
Vesturvor 2
PO Box 120
IS-202 Kopavogur
Iceland
telefax: +354 560 00 60
telephone: +354 560 00 00
e-mail: psc@sigling.is
website: www.sigling.is
Ireland

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Marine Survey Office
Maritime Safety Directorate
Leeson Lane
Dublin 2
Ireland
telefax: + 353 1 678 34 09
telephone:+ 353 1 678 34 00 (switchboard)                                                  
e-mail: mso@transport.ie
website: www.transport.ie
Italy

Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti
Comando. Generale del Corpo delle Capitanerie di Porto
Via dell' Arte 16
00144 Roma EUR
Italy
telefax: + 390 659 084 723
telephone: + 390 659 084 918
website: www.infrastrutturetrasporti.it

ICG Safety of Navigation Department
Statizione Maritima - Ponte dei Mille
16126 Genoa
Italy
telefax: + 390 1025 181 54 ext. 121
telephone: + 390 1024 782 45
e-mail:italy.psc@mit.gov
Latvia
 
Ministry of Transport of Latvia
Gogola iela 3
LV-1734 Riga
Latvia
telefax: +371 6 733 14 06
telephone: +371 6 702 81 98
website: www.sam.gov.lv

Maritime Administration of Latvia
Trijadibas iela 5
LV-1048 Riga
Latvia
telefax: +371 6 786 00 83
telephone: +371 6 706 21 01
e-mail: lja@lja.lv
website: www.jurasadministracija.lv
Lithuania

Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration
J.Janonia 24
Klaipeda
Lithuania LT-92251
telefax: +370 46 469 600
telephone: +370 46 469 602
Duty PSCO mobile: +370 616 59791
email: msa@msa.lt
website: www.msa.lt
Ship refusal of access information fax: +370 46 499 671
Malta
 
Transport Malta
Merchant Shipping Directorate
Malta Transport Centre
MRS 1917 Marsa Malta
telefax: +356 21 24 1460
telephone: +356 21 25 0360
email: info@transport.gov.mt
website: www.transport.gov.mt
Netherlands

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment
DGLM
PO Box 20904
2500 EX The Hague
The Netherlands
telephone: +31 70 951 16 33
website: www.rijksoverheid.nl/ministeries/ienm

Inspectorate for Transport, Public Works and Watermanagement Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate
Weena 723
Entrance C, 1st floor
3013 AM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

PO Box 8634
3009 AP Rotterdam
The Netherlands
telefax: +31 10 202 35 20
telephone: +31 70 456 45 00
e-mail: psc@ivw.nl  (only PSC)
website: www.ivw.nl
Norway

Norwegian Maritime Directorate
Smedasundet 50A
5528 Haugesund
Norway

P.O.Box 2222
N5509 Haugesund
Norway
telefax: +47 52 74 50 01
telephone: +47 52 74 50 00
email: postmottak@sjofartsdir.no
website: www.sjofartsdir.no

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Division of Shipping Policy

Temporary Office (per 25th July 2011):
Akersgaten 13, Oslo

Post address:
P.O. Box 8014 Dep.
N-0032 Oslo 1
telefax: +47 22 24 27 79
telephone: +47 22 24 04 78
email: postmottak@nhd.dep.no  
website: www.nhd.dep.no
Poland

Gdynia Harbour Master Office
Polska Str. 2
81 - 338 Gdynia
Poland
telefax: +48 58 620 0591
telephone: +48 58 621 6636
email: psc@umgdy.gov.pl
website: www.umgdy.gov.pl

Ministry of Infrastructure
Maritime Transport and Shipping Safety Department
Chalubinskiego 4/6
00 928 Warszawa
Poland
telefax: +48 22 630 14 97
telephone: +48 22 630 16 97
website: www.mi.gov.pl
Portugal
 
Instituto Portuário e dos Transportes Maritimos
Edificio Vasco da Gama
Rua General Gomes Araújo
1399-005 Lisboa
Portugal
telefax: +351 21 391 46 00
telephone: +351 21 391 45 00
e-mail: imp.psc@imarpor.pt
website: www.imarpor.pt  
Romania

Romanian Naval Authority
RNA building
1 Incenta Port
900900 Constanta
Romania
telefax: +40 241 61 6229
telehone: +40 241 61 6124
e-mail: rna@rna.ro
website: www.rna.ro
Russian Federation

Ministry of Transport
Department of State Policy for Rail, Maritime and River Transport
(Maritime Administration of the Russian Federation)
1, Rozhdestvenka St., Building 1
109012 Moscow
Russian Federation
telefax: +7 495 626 13 23 / 13 28
telephone: +7 495 626 10 24

Regional Information & Technical Centre (RITC)
Technical Office
80, Babushkina Str., "Marine Computer Systems"
192174 Saint-Petersburg
Russian Federation
telefax: +7 812 368 39 93
telephone: +7 812 368 39 38
email: ritc@mcs.ru
website: www.mcs.ru
Slovenia

Ministry of Transport
Maritime inspection Division
Kidriceva Ulica 46
SI-6000 Koper
Slovenia
telefax: +386 5 663 21 45
telephone: +386 5 663 21 41

Ministry of Transport
Maritime Directorate
Lungusova 4
1535 Ljubljana
Slovenia
telephone: +386 14 78 85 00
telefax: +386 14 78 82 30
email: mpz.pomorstvo@gov.si
website: www.gov.si/mpz  
Spain
 
Direccion General de la Marina Mercante
Subdireccion General de Seguridad, Contaminacion e Inspeccion Maritima
Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 1
28071 Madrid
Spain
telefax: +34 91 597 9235
telephone: +34 91 597 9247
website: www.fomento.es
e-mail: mpalao@fomento.es
Sweden

Swedish Transport Agency
Maritime Department
P.O.Box 653
SE-601-15 Norrköping
Sweden
telephone: +46 771 503 503
telephone: +46 771 520 052 (postponement 24/7)
telefax: +46 11 23 99 34
email: sjofart@transportstyrelsen.se
Notification for an inspection shall be made on an electronic standard form through the Swedish Maritime Administrations ship reporting system.
United Kingdom
 
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Spring Place 105 Commercial road
Southampton SO15 1EG
United Kingdom
telefax: +44 23 80 32 91 04
telephone: +44 23 80 32 93 43
e-mail: psc_headquarters@mcga.gov.uk
website: www.mcga.gov.uk
   
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