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How Many Maritime Conventions Exist?

 

Conventions relating to maritime safety and security and ship/port interface

 

  1. International Convention on the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974
  2. International Convention on Load Lines, 1966
  3. Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG), 1972
  4. Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL), 1965
  5. International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR), 1979
  6. Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA), 1988, and Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms located on the Continental Shelf (and the 2005 Protocols)
  7. International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972
  8. Convention on the International Maritime Satellite Organization (IMSO C), 1976
  9. The Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels (SFV), 1977,  superseded by The 1993 Torremolinos Protocol; Cape Town Agreement of 2012 on the Implementation of the Provisions of the 1993 Protocol relating to the Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels
  10. International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978
  11. International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F), 1995
  12. Special Trade Passenger Ships Agreement (STP), 1971 and Protocol on Space Requirements for Special Trade Passenger Ships, 1973

 

Conventions relating to prevention of marine pollution

 

  1. The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 73/78)
  2. International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties (INTERVENTION), 1969
  3. Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (LC), 1972 (and the 1996 London Protocol)
  4. International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC), 1990
  5. Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000 (OPRC-HNS Protocol)
  6. International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships (AFS), 2001
  7. International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004
  8. The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009

 

Conventions covering liability and compensation

 

  1. International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC), 1969
  2. 1992 Protocol to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (FUND 1992)
  3. Convention relating to Civil Liability in the Field of Maritime Carriage of Nuclear Material (NUCLEAR), 1971
  4. Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea (PAL), 1974
  5. Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC), 1976
  6. International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS), 1996 (and its 2010 Protocol)
  7. International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001
  8. Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007

 

ILO Conventions

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - ILO
  2. ILO 68 - International Labour Conference (ILO) Convention No. 68 - Convention concerning Food and Catering for Crews onboard Ship
  3. ILO 92 - International Labour Conference (ILO) Convention No. 92 - Convention concerning Crew Accommodation onboard Ship
  4. ILO 133 - International Labour Conference (ILO) Convention No. 133- Convention Concerning Crew Accommodation onboard Ship (Supplementary Provisions)
  5. ILO 147 - International Labour Conference (ILO) Convention No. 147 - Convention Concerning Minimum Standards in Merchant Ships
  6. ILO 152 - International Labour Conference (ILO) Convention No. 152 - Convention Concerning Occupational Safety and Health in Dock Work

 

Other subjects

  1. International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships (TONNAGE), 1969
  2. International Convention on Salvage (SALVAGE), 1989