MLC 2006 – Certificates of Entry as evidence of financial security

MLC 2006 – Certificates of Entry as evidence of financial security

Efforts by the International Group to obtain confirmation from flag states that they will accept club certificates of entry as evidence of financial security for liabilites under MLC 2006 continue to make progress.

Of late there have been five new confirmations from Barbados, Pilau, Philippines and Poland. Russia also has confirmed to the extent that until their legislation describes otherwise a certificate of entry will be accepted by the Russian ship registry.
 
Positive signals from other states suggest more will eventually accept a certificate of entry as confirmation of cover.  A number cannot or will not provide written confirmation to this effect until national implementing legislation has progressed through their respective legislative systems, and accompanying policies and guidelines have been finalised and published.

The current full list of confirmed States is:
 
1. Australia
2. Antigua & Barbuda
3. Bahamas
4. Barbados
5. Canada
6. Cayman Islands  (UK will need to ratify before MLC can enter into force in CI)
7. Cyprus
8. Denmark
9. Greece
10. Isle of Man  (UK will need to ratify before MLC can enter into force in IOM)
11. Kiribati
12. Liberia
13. Malta
14. Marshall Islands
15. Norway
16. Panama
17. Philippines  (awaiting written confirmation but verbal agreement received)
18.Palau
19. Poland
20. Russia  (C of E is acceptable unless we are advised to the contrary)
21. Singapore
22. Spain
23. Sweden
24. Switzerland
25. St Kitts & Nevis
26. St Vincent & Grenadines
27. Tuvalu
28. (UK)

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