The UAE Accedes to the Intl Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

The United Arab Emirates has acceded the International Convention On Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001. In accordance to the IMO attached circular, the convention will enter into force in the UAE on 23rd of June 2021.

Members should be noted that all UAE flagged ships including oil tankers over 1,000 gross tonnage is required to obtain the Bunker Convention Certificate from the Federal Maritime Authority of United Arab Emirates (FMA), represented by the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure at the time the convention enter into force.


  • CHM Direction 032021 FMA circular 4 accession to the bunker convention 615 KB


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  • FMA Circular 4 Accession to the Bunker Convention 757 KB


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Meredith Yang