International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation
Short Name: OPRC
Full Name: International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation
Purpose: environment
Established: 30-Nov-1990
Entered into force: 13-May-1995
Type: convention, multi-lateral
Place where established: London, UK
Schedule to expire:
Goals and Objectives: The objective of the Convention is to strengthen the legal framework for the control of environmental pollution by oil, in general; and marine pollution by oil in particular; by providing a basis for preparedness, and for a response-capability; to deal with incidents of oil pollution in the marine environment. Parties to take appropriate measures to prepare for and respond to any oil pollution incident; to ensure that all ships flying their flags have made oil pollution emergency plans on the basis of prescriptions in the Convention.
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Internet source: #http://www.imo.org#
Signatories
Country Status Year
Argentinapending13-Jul-1994
Australiapending13-May-1995
Brazilpending30-Nov-1990
Canadapending13-May-1995
Côte d'Ivoirepending30-Nov-1990
Denmarkpending30-Nov-1990
Ecuadorpending30-Nov-1990
Egyptpending13-May-1995
El Salvadorpending09-Jan-1996
Finlandpending13-May-1995
Francepending13-May-1995
Gambiapending30-Nov-1991
Germany, Fed. Rep.pending15-May-1995
Ghanapending30-Nov-1990
Greecepending07-Jun-1995
Guineapending30-Nov-1990
Icelandpending13-May-1995
Italypending30-Nov-1991
Japanpending17-Jan-1996
Lebanonpending30-Nov-1990
Liberiapending05-Jan-1996
Maltapending30-Nov-1991
Marshall Islandspending16-Jan-1996
Mexicopending13-May-1995
Moroccopending30-Nov-1991
Netherlandspending13-May-1995
Nigeriapending13-May-1995
Norwaypending13-May-1995
Pakistanpending13-May-1995
Philippinespending30-Nov-1990
Polandpending30-Nov-1991
Senegalpending13-May-1995
Seychellespending13-May-1995
Spainpending13-May-1995
Swedenpending13-May-1995
Tunisiapending23-Jan-1996
Uruguaypending13-May-1995
USA (contiguous states)pending13-May-1995
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How to contact
Secretariat's addressc/o International Maritime Organization (IMO), 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR, United Kingdom
Telephone+44-171-7357611
Fax+44-171-5873210
E-Mailinfo@imo.org#mailto:info@imo.org#
Home Page#http://www.imo.org#
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