The U.S. Coast Guards identifies vessels not in compliance with International Conventions through examinations and boardings. If a vessel is not compliant, appropriate action is taken to eliminate any threat that vessels may pose to the United States.
|Vessel detentions percent change from same month previous year||-25.00||-13.33|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, available at: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/gm/pscweb/detentions.htm