Information by Country
Information compiled on each registry’s arrangements for providing certification can be found in the links below listed by country. Each country has its own reference page carrying key documents, contact details and other relevant information.
This compilation will be continually updated with new and relevant information from various flag states. Each update will be notified in the list below. Information from the International Group and other bodies assisting shipowners to comply with the certification requirements of the Convention will also be added to this list of updates.
Keeping up to date
This section of our website supports preparations by our Members for the impending Bunkers Convention is currently ratified by 57 countries* around the world as at 2 December 2010.
All Members should familiarise themselves with these developments. The registered owner of any seagoing vessel over 1,000 gross tons and which is flagged to one of these countries, or likely to visit a port or facility in their territorial waters will require a certificate of insurance for civil liability arising from bunker oil pollution damage.
The latest Club position is set out in the Club Circulars. A ‘question and answer’ sheet is also provided for further guidance. These ‘Q&As’ will be updated as the procedures for certification of insurance for these liabilities develop. Both these documents can be found in the list below.
This section will be continually updated with new and relevant information from various flag states, the International Group and other bodies assisting shipowners to comply with the certification requirements of the Convention.
Any queries regarding the Club’s response to the Bunkers Convention should be directed to Dr Chao Wu, Legal Director for Thomas Miller P&I.
* IMO website maintains an updated list of maritime conventions and their ratification status. Click here to view that page