Busan Regional Office of Oceans & Fisheries

Maritime Safety


FSC (Flag State Control)


IMO requests the active enforcement of international treaties and thorough safety management for the country’s own ships through the introduction of MAS system.

FSC is a measure for the safety management of the ships entitled to fly Korean flag.

Related domestic laws

Article 69 of the Ship Safety Act (PSC by Foreign Countries)

Main target ships

Ships announced by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries

Ships which have detention records in foreign ports or especially high targeting factors within the recent three years

Actions to defective ships

Ships with a major deficiency are subject to departure suspension orders.