The need for a compensation and indemnification system supplementary to that provided by CLC 1969 was considered at this Conference and resulted in the establishment of an international compensation fund.
This publication contains the texts of the 1976 Convention and the 1996 Protocol. For practical purposes, a consolidated text of the substantive provisions of the Convention as amended by the Protocol is also included.
The International Conference on Salvage, 1989, was convened for the purpose of establishing uniform international rules regarding salvage operations and resulted in the adoption of the International Convention on Salvage, 1989.
This publication reproduces the texts of the Final Act of the International Conference on the Removal of Wrecks, the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 and the three resolutions adopted by the Conference.