ORMI detained after violating TSS regulations, English Canal

Feb. 1, 2017 at 05:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

At night Jan 24 Gris-Nez Regional Operational Surveillance and Rescue Center (CROSS) spotted general cargo ORMI sailing on an opposite lane in Traffic Separation Scheme TSS in English Canal, after previously, moving in erratic manner. CROSS managed to contact the vessel on VHF and get her responding to Control Center commands. Vessel was directed to Dunkirk, where actually, she was heading, according to AIS history, en route from Vlissingen Netherlands. PSC survey found numerous detainable deficiencies, docked vessel was detained. On Jan 31 she moved to Dunkirk anchorage.

ORMI detained after violating TSS regulations, English Canal