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Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972

Treaty data

Treaty number
002683
Date of conclusion
20-10-1972
Place of conclusion
Londen
Provisional application
Entry into force
15-07-1977
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1974, 51
1976, 126
1980, 102
1982, 45
1982, 120
1983, 78
1984, 61
1988, 118
1990, 77
1994, 137
2004, 52
2008, 211
2014, 215
2016, 66
Parliamentary paper
13624 (R1002)
Consolidated text
0001014

Comment

The Convention was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 01-07-1984 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
15-07-1977
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Albania 15-04-2004 (A) 15-04-2004
Algeria 04-10-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Angola 03-10-1991 (A) 03-10-1991
Antigua and Barbuda 29-01-1988 (A) 29-01-1988
Argentina 11-05-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Australia 29-02-1980 (A) 29-02-1980
Austria 08-06-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Azerbaijan 01-07-1997 (A) 01-07-1997
Bahamas 22-07-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Bahrain 21-10-1985 (A) 21-10-1985
Bangladesh 10-05-1978 (A) 10-05-1978
Barbados 12-01-1983 (A) 12-01-1983
Belarus 07-01-1994 (A) 07-01-1994
Belgium 20-10-1972 22-12-1975 (R) 15-07-1977
Belize 09-04-1991 (A) 09-04-1991
Benin 01-11-1985 (A) 01-11-1985
Bolivia 04-06-1999 (A) 04-06-1999
Brazil 23-05-1973 26-11-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
Brunei 05-02-1987 (A) 05-02-1987
Bulgaria 20-10-1972 29-04-1975 (R) 15-07-1977
Cambodia 20-10-1972 28-11-1994 (R) 28-11-1994
Cameroon 14-05-1984 (A) 14-05-1984
Canada 07-03-1975 (A) 15-07-1977
Cape Verde 28-04-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Chile 02-08-1977 (A) 02-08-1977
China 07-01-1980 (A) 07-01-1980
Colombia 27-07-1981 (A) 27-07-1981
Comoros 22-11-2000 (A) 22-11-2000
Cook Islands 21-12-2001 (A) 21-12-2001
Côte d'Ivoire 05-10-1987 (A) 05-10-1987
Croatia 27-07-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 07-11-1983 (A) 07-11-1983
Cyprus 04-11-1980 (A) 04-11-1980
Czech Republic 19-10-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 07-04-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 01-05-1985 (A) 01-05-1985
Democratic Republic of the Congo 10-02-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Denmark 17-11-1972 24-01-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
Djibouti 01-03-1984 (A) 01-03-1984
Dominica 21-06-2000 (A) 21-06-2000
Dominican Republic 15-03-1978 (A) 15-03-1978
Ecuador 08-12-1977 (A) 08-12-1977
Egypt 19-02-1987 (A) 19-02-1987
El Salvador 17-06-1997 (A) 17-06-1997
Equatorial Guinea 24-04-1996 (A) 24-04-1996
Eritrea 22-04-1996 (A) 22-04-1996
Estonia 16-12-1991 (A) 16-12-1991
Ethiopia 18-07-1985 (A) 18-07-1985
Fiji 04-03-1983 (A) 04-03-1983
Finland 20-10-1972 16-02-1977 (R) 15-07-1977
France 09-11-1972 10-05-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
Gabon 21-01-1982 (A) 21-01-1982
Gambia, The 01-11-1991 (A) 01-11-1991
Georgia 19-04-1994 (A) 19-04-1994
Germany 20-10-1972 14-07-1976 (R) 15-07-1977
Ghana 20-10-1972 07-12-1973 (R) 15-07-1977
Greece 17-05-1973 17-12-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
Grenada 28-06-2004 (A) 28-06-2004
Guatemala 15-12-1993 (A) 15-12-1993
Guinea 19-01-1981 (A) 19-01-1981
Guyana 10-12-1997 (A) 10-12-1997
Honduras 24-09-1985 (A) 24-09-1985
Hungary 15-12-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Iceland 20-10-1972 21-04-1975 (R) 15-07-1977
India 30-05-1973 (S) 15-07-1977
Indonesia 20-10-1972 13-11-1979 (R) 13-11-1979
Iran 17-01-1989 (A) 17-01-1989
Iraq 04-01-2018 (A) 04-01-2018
Ireland 30-05-1973 19-12-1977 (R) 19-12-1977
Israel 24-06-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Italy 20-10-1972 11-01-1979 (R) 11-01-1979
Jamaica 30-03-1979 (A) 30-03-1979
Japan 21-06-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Jordan 05-10-2000 (A) 05-10-2000
Kazakhstan 07-03-1994 (A) 07-03-1994
Kenya 15-12-1992 (A) 15-12-1992
Kiribati 12-07-1979 05-02-2007 (A) 05-02-2007
Kuwait 20-10-1972 04-06-1979 (R) 04-06-1979
Latvia 20-05-1992 (A) 20-05-1992
Lebanon 10-11-2008 (A) 10-11-2008
Liberia 28-12-1973 (A) 15-07-1977
Libya 28-04-2005 (A) 28-04-2005
Lithuania 04-12-1991 (A) 04-12-1991
Luxembourg 14-02-1991 (A) 14-02-1991
Madagascar 27-07-2017 (A) 27-07-2017
Malaysia 23-12-1980 (A) 23-12-1980
Maldives 14-01-1981 (A) 14-01-1981
Malta 20-03-1989 (A) 20-03-1989
Marshall Islands 26-04-1988 (A) 26-04-1988
Mauritania 17-11-1995 (A) 17-11-1995
Mauritius 26-05-1989 (A) 26-05-1989
Mexico 08-04-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Moldova 11-10-2005 (A) 11-10-2005
Monaco 18-01-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Mongolia 26-06-2002 (A) 26-06-2002
Montenegro 03-06-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 27-04-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Mozambique 30-10-1991 (A) 30-10-1991
Myanmar 11-11-1987 (A) 11-11-1987
Namibia 27-11-2000 (A) 27-11-2000
Nauru 18-06-2018 (A) 18-06-2018
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 04-02-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
New Zealand 01-06-1973 26-11-1976 (R) 15-07-1977
Nicaragua 02-12-1999 (A) 02-12-1999
Nigeria 17-01-1974 (A) 15-07-1977
Niue 18-05-2012 (A) 18-05-2012
Norway 20-11-1972 13-08-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
Oman 25-04-1985 (A) 25-04-1985
Pakistan 14-12-1977 (A) 14-12-1977
Palau 29-09-2011 (A) 29-09-2011
Panama 14-03-1979 (A) 14-03-1979
Papua New Guinea 18-05-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Peru 09-01-1980 (A) 09-01-1980
Philippines 10-06-2013 (A) 10-06-2013
Poland 20-10-1972 14-12-1976 (R) 15-07-1977
Portugal 20-10-1972 17-10-1978 (R) 17-10-1978
Qatar 31-01-1980 (A) 31-01-1980
Republic of Korea, the 23-10-1972 29-07-1977 (R) 29-07-1977
Republic of the Congo 07-01-1993 (A) 07-01-1993
Romania 27-03-1975 (A) 15-07-1977
Russian Federation 09-11-1973 (A) 15-07-1977
Saint Kitts and Nevis 11-06-2004 (A) 11-06-2004
Saint Lucia 20-05-2004 (A) 20-05-2004
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28-10-1983 (A) 28-10-1983
Samoa 23-10-1979 (A) 23-10-1979
São Tomé e Principe 29-10-1998 (A) 29-10-1998
Saudi Arabia 03-07-1978 (A) 03-07-1978
Senegal 27-10-1978 (A) 27-10-1978
Serbia 27-04-1992 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 22-08-1988 (A) 22-08-1988
Sierra Leone 20-07-2001 (A) 20-07-2001
Singapore 29-04-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Slovakia 30-01-1995 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 12-11-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 12-03-1982 (Su) 07-07-1978
South Africa 20-12-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Spain 31-05-1974 (A) 15-07-1977
Sri Lanka 04-01-1978 (A) 04-01-1978
Sudan 11-03-2003 (A) 11-03-2003
Sweden 20-10-1972 28-04-1975 (R) 15-07-1977
Switzerland 24-01-1973 30-12-1975 (R) 15-07-1977
Syria 16-02-1976 (A) 15-07-1977
Tanzania 16-05-2006 (A) 16-05-2006
Thailand 06-08-1979 (A) 06-08-1979
Togo 19-07-1989 (A) 19-07-1989
Tonga 12-04-1977 (A) 15-07-1977
Trinidad and Tobago 15-02-1979 (A) 15-02-1979
Tunisia 01-02-1978 (A) 01-02-1978
Turkey 16-05-1980 (A) 16-05-1980
Turkmenistan 04-02-2009 (A) 04-02-2009
Tuvalu 22-08-1985 (Su) 01-10-1978
Uganda 03-04-2019 (A) 03-04-2019
Ukraine 05-03-1993 (A) 05-03-1993
United Arab Emirates 15-12-1983 (A) 15-12-1983
United Kingdom 20-10-1972 28-06-1974 (R) 15-07-1977
United States of America 20-10-1972 23-11-1976 (R) 15-07-1977
Uruguay 15-08-1979 (A) 15-08-1979
Vanuatu 28-07-1982 (A) 28-07-1982
Venezuela 03-08-1983 (A) 03-08-1983
Vietnam 18-12-1990 (A) 18-12-1990
Yemen 06-03-1979 (A) 06-03-1979
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 23-03-1976 (A) 15-07-1977

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 22-03-1999 20-12-1999

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Belize (< 21-09-1981) 15-07-1977 21-09-1981
Bermuda 15-07-1977
British Virgin Islands 15-07-1977
Cayman Islands 15-07-1977
Falkland Islands 15-07-1977
Gibraltar 15-07-1977
Guernsey 15-07-1977
Hong Kong (< 01-07-1997) 15-07-1977 01-07-1997
Jersey 15-07-1977
Kiribati (< 12-07-1979) 15-07-1977 12-07-1979
Man, Isle of 15-07-1977
Montserrat 15-07-1977
Pitcairn Islands 15-07-1977
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 15-07-1977
Solomon Islands (< 07-07-1978) 15-07-1977 07-07-1978
Turks and Caicos Islands 15-07-1977
Tuvalu (< 01-10-1978) 15-07-1977 01-10-1978

United States of America

Extended to Entry into force Termination
American Samoa 15-07-1977
Baker Island 15-07-1977
Guam 15-07-1977
Howland Island 15-07-1977
Jarvis Island 15-07-1977
Johnston Atoll 15-07-1977
Kingman Reef 15-07-1977
Midway Atoll 15-07-1977
Navassa Island 15-07-1977
Palmyra Atoll 15-07-1977
Panama Canal Zone (< 01-10-1979) 15-07-1977 01-10-1979
Puerto Rico 15-07-1977
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (< 22-12-1990) 15-07-1977 22-12-1990
US Virgin Islands 15-07-1977
Wake Island 15-07-1977

Parent treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
Final Act of the International Conference on safety of life at sea, 1960 17-06-1960 Londen

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