To assist the PSCO in the use of these Guidelines, there follows a list of deficiencies, grouped under relevant conventions and/or codes, which are considered to be of such a serious nature that they may warrant the detention of the ship involved. This list is not considered exhaustive, but is intended to give examples of relevant items.
Areas under MARPOL Annex III and dangerous goods carriage requirements
1 Absence of a valid Document of Compliance for carriage of dangerous goods (if required). 2 Absence of a Dangerous Cargo manifest or detailed stowage plan before departure of the ship. 3 Stowage and segregation provisions of the IMDG Code Chapter 7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 and 7.6 are not met. 4 Ship is carrying dangerous goods not in compliance with the Document of Compliance for carriage of dangerous goods of the ship. 5 Ship is carrying damaged or leaking dangerous goods packages. 6 Ship's personnel assigned to specific duties related to the cargo are not familiar with those duties, any dangers posed by the cargo and with the measures to be taken in such a context.