New Inspection Regime (NIR)

The Tokyo MOU will introduce the new inspection regime (NIR) from 1st January 2014.

The following information and materials are provided for provision of transparent information on and facilitation of better understanding of the NIR.

Information sheet of NIR

Flags meeting low risk criteria

ROs meeting low risk criteria

Detention ratio and deficiency ratio

 

Information sheet of NIR

The information sheet below provides detailed explanations on ship risk profile, ship risk profile inspection window and company performance:

Information sheet of NIR

Flags meeting low risk criteria

In accordance with procedures of the NIR, an up-to-date list is published on this page of flag States which meet the flag criteria for a low risk ship (white list + VIMSAS).

Flags who's total number of inspections over a 3-years rolling period does not reach the minimum of 30 are not included in the Tokyo MOU Black-Grey-White list. Consequently some flags cannot meet the criteria for their ships to qualify as Low Risk Ships under the Tokyo MOU, despite having undergone the IMO VIMSAS audit.

The listing of flags having met the flag criteria for a Low Risk Ship is for Tokyo MOU inspection purposes only and should not be used in any other context.

Effective until 30 June 2016 (Based on information & confirmation received by 25 June 2015.)

 -  Bahamas

 -  Bermuda (UK)

 -  Cayman Islands (UK)

 -  China

 -  Cyprus

 -  Denmark

 -  France

 -  Germany

 -  Greece

 -  Hong Kong, China

 -  Isle of Man (UK)

 -  Italy

 -  Japan

 -  Korea, Republic of

 -  Liberia

 -  Malaysia

 -  Malta

 -  Marshall Islands

 -  Netherlands

 -  Norway

 -  Panama

 -  Russian Federation

 -  Singapore

 -  United Kingdom (UK)

 -  United States

 


(Note: For the purpose of preparing the list, flags on the Tokyo MOU white list that have completed the Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme (VIMSAS) are requested to notify the Tokyo MOU Secretariat in writing of its completion of the VIMSAS audit in order to be properly recognized in the NIR calculation.)

 

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ROs meeting low risk criteria

In accordance with procedures of the NIR, an up-to-date list is published on this page of ROs which meet the RO criteria for a low risk ship (High performance + Recognized by one or more Tokyo MOU members).

 

ROs who's total number of inspections over a 3-years rolling period does not reach the minimum of 60 are not included in the Tokyo MOU RO performance list. Consequently some ROs cannot meet the criteria for their ships to qualify as Low Risk Ships under the Tokyo MOU, despite being recognized by one or more Tokyo MOU members.

 

The listing of ROs having met the RO criteria for a Low Risk Ship is for Tokyo MOU inspection purposes only and should not be used in any other context.

Effective until 30 June 2016

 -  American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

 -  Bureau Veritas (BV)

 -  China Classification Society (CCS)

 -  Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

 -  DNV GL AS (DNVGL)*

 -  Germanischer Lloyd (GL)

 -  Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)

 -  Korean Register of Shipping (KRS)

 -  Lloyd's Register (LR)

 -  Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)

 -  Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)

 -  Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)

 -  Vietnam Register (VR)

 * DNV GL AS is the merger of former DNV and GL.

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Detention ratio and deficiency ratio

Tokyo MOU Average Detention Ratio and Average Deficiency Ratio to be used for calculation of company performance, effective until 30 June 2016, are as follows:

Detention ratio: 4.37%

Deficiency ratio: 3.48

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