Foreign & Offshore Compliance Division (CG-CVC-2)

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Targeted Flag List

The following Flag Administrations were identified as having a detention ratio higher than the overall average and were associated with more than one detention in the previous three years. The detention ratios are based on data from the previous three years (2009, 2010 and 2011).

At the conclusion of calendar year 2005, the targeting Control Action Ratios(CARs) for all Administrations was fixed at 1.50%. Flags over the targeting CAR receive 2 points on the ISPS/MTSA targeting matrix. Flag Administrations with a CAR at or above twice the targeted level receive 7 points on the ISPS/MTSA targeting matrix.
Targeted Flag Administrations:

  • 3 or more
  • 5 Points: 2 or more
  • 2 Points: 1 or more
7 Points 2 Points
Egypt -----
Honduras* -----
Tanzania* -----

Administrations not targeted last year.

Flag Administrations Removed From The List: