India Moves to Paris MoU’s White List

India has made it to the White list of countries on the Paris MoU performance lists for flags.

From World Maritime News

The Paris MoU Committee approved the 2014 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations at its 48th meeting last month. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2015.

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The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” a full spectrum from quality flags to flags with a poor performance is based on the total number of inspections and detentions over a 3-year rolling period for flags with at least 30 inspections in the period.

On the “White, Grey and Black list” for 2014, a total number of 72 flags are listed: 43 on the “White List”, 19 on the “Grey List” and 10 on the “Black list”. In 2013 the number of flags listed totalled 75 flags, namely 46 on the “White List”, 19 on the “Grey List” and 10 on the “Black List”.

The “White List” represents quality flags with a consistently low detention record. New on the “White List” is India, which was on the “Grey List” last year.

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