Detention Appeal Procedure

  1. Section 3.14 of the BS MOU states that “the owner or the operator of a ship will have the right of appeal against a detention decision to higher administrative Authority or to the court of competent jurisdiction, according to the law in each country. However, an appeal shall not cause the detention to be suspended”.
  2. Owners or operators should be advised to use official national procedure according the national jurisdiction of the country where the detention order was issued, if they wish to appeal against a detention order.
  3. For Black Sea MoU member States the particulars necessary to submit a National appeal are listed below:

Click on the member State for details.