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Full Title

2001 International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

Short Title / Abbreviations

Bunkers Convention/BUNKERS 2001

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 23/03/2001
Place of Adoption London, United Kingdom
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

International Maritime Organization

Depository

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Annexes

Annex: Certificate of Insurance or Other Financial Security in Respect of Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

International Maritime Organization

Date of Entry into Force

21/11/2008

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 14: Entry into Force

“1. This Convention shall enter into force one year following the date on which 18 States, including five States each with ships whose combined gross tonnage is not less than 1 million, have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General.

2. For any State which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to it after the conditions in paragraph 1 for entry into force have been met, this Convention shall enter into force three months after the date of deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.”

General Status 95 Parties (as of 09/01/2020)
Links to Current Status/Reservations International Maritime Organisation
Status
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia Accession 11/09/2014
Lao PDR
Malaysia Accession 12/11/2008
Myanmar Accession 19/01/2018
Philippines
Singapore Accession 31/03/2006
Thailand
Viet Nam Accession 18/06/2010
Related Instruments
Related Instruments

1996 International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea

1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (Consolidated text)

1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (Consolidated text)

1978 Protocol Relating to the 1973 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (including Annexes, Final Act and 1973 International Convention)

1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

1969 International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties

 

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