Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management (PSAM)
243 Port State Control (PSC) Targetting System with Discriminant Analysis (PSAM-0321)
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Port State Control (PSC) is an effective measure to verify and ensure that the condition and equipment of foreign ships visiting national ports are in compliance with the requirements of international safety and anti-pollution standards. Ships that are found to be in serious violation of standards are detained in port until their deficiencies have been rectified. The objective of PSC is to detect substandard ships and eliminate the threat that they pose to life, property and the marine environment. In order to ensure the effectiveness of PSC, regional port state control organizations are established and agreements on port state control...