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Port State Control (PSC)

Function

Protecting environments of the coastal sea and securing the safety of life at sea

Enforcing security measures to prevent the threat of international terrorism

Promoting the sea transportation market by eliminating the substandard vessels

Preventing any personal accidents through the inspection of crew standards and working conditions

Major ships to be inspected

Ships with high targeting factor on APCIS (Asia Pacific Computerized Information System on PSC)

Ships with any deficiencies reported by port authorities or pilots

Ships notified after PSC inspection by other PSC authorities

International conventions in relation with Port State Control

The International Load Line Convention, 1966 (LL 66)

SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention in 1974 and the protocol, 1978 (SOLAS 74/78)

MARPOL (The Prevention of Marine Pollution from Ships), 1973 and the protocol, 1978 (MARPOL 73/78)

International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978/1995 (STCW 78/95)

International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREG 72)

International Labor Organization Convention, 1976 (ILO Convention 147)

Domestic laws

The Ships safety Act

The Act on the Employees in Ships

The Act of Maritime Safety

The Marine Environment Management Act

SEA TRAFFIC SAFETY ACT

INTERNATIONAL SHIP AND PORT FACILITY SECURITY ACT