Shipping: Oil

House of Lords written question – answered on 9th July 2014.

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Photo of Lord Condon Lord Condon Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many times since the permitting of ship to ship oil transfers off the coast of Southwold, Suffolk, in 2011, Maritime and Coastguard Agency surveyors, or other relevant staff, have boarded vessels engaged in ship to ship transfers to carry out a Port State Control Inspection.

Photo of Baroness Kramer Baroness Kramer Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Maritime and Coastguard Agency surveyors, or other relevant staff, have undertaken a total of 38 Port State Control inspections in support of Ship to Ship transfer operations, during the period 1 January 2011 to 27 June 2014.

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