Port State Control - GL Report on Top Ten PSC Findings

February 2011

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GL Report: The top ten PSC findings

Germanischer Lloyd have kindly given us permission to make available via this website their report on the top ten PSC findings. The 2010 edition of the report, which is updated every few years, is based on data collected in 2008 and 2009. Based on these findings, the list below (taken from the report) gives the top ten deficiency findings PSC listed in their detention reports:

1. Charts and nautical publications
2. Engines, generators, auxiliaries
3. Cleanliness of engine room
4. Oily water separator
5. Oil Record Book
6. Magnetic compass
7. Emergency fire pump arrangements
8. Fire dampers
9. Fire doors
10. Lifeboats

Deficiencies found on detained ships by category were:

Load lines (6.0%)
MARPOL Annex I (7.4%)
Stability, structure and electrical equipment (8.8%)
Life saving appliances (11.5%)
Safety of navigation (13.6%)
Fire safety measures (16.3%)
Propulsion and auxiliary machinery (17.4%)
Others (18.9%)

The full report is available to view below.