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Abbreviations of IMO Conventions


Abbreviation
Title
AFS 2001
International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems, 2001 (ANTI-FOULING)
ARREST CONVENTION 1999
International Convention on the Arrest of Ships, 1999 (ARREST 1999)
BUNKERS  2001
International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001 (Bunkers Convention)
BWM 2004
International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004
CLC 1969
International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC 1969)
CLC PROT 1976
Protocol to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC PROT 1976)
CLC PROT 1985
Protocol of 1984 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC PROT 1984)
CLC PROT 1992
Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC PROT 1992)
COLREG 60
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1960 (COLREG 1960)
COLREG 72
Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG 72)
COS-SAR 1988
The International Cospas-Sarsat Programme Agreement (COS-SAR 1988)
CSC 1972
International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972, as amended (CSC 1972)
FAL 1965
Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, as amended (FAL 1965)
FUND 1971
International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (FUND 1971)
FUND PROT 1976
Protocol to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (FUND PROT 1976)
FUND PROT 1984
Protocol of 1984 to amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (FUND PROT 1984)*
FUND PROT 1992
Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (FUND PROT 1992)
FUND PROT 2000
Protocol of 2000 to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971
FUND PROT 2003
Protocol of 2003 to amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992
HONG KONG CONVENTION
International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009
HNS 1996
International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 1996 (HNS 1996)
HNS-OPRC
Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000 (HNS-OPRC)
HNS PROT 2010
Protocol of 2010 to amend the International Convention on Liability and Compensation fr Damage in connection with teh carriage of hazardous and noxious substances by sea, 1996  
INMARSAT 0A
Operating Agreement on the International Maritime Satellite Organisation (INMARSAT), as amended (INMARSAT OA)
INMARSAT 1976
Convention on the International Maritime Satellite Organisation (INMARSAT) 1976, as amended (INMARSAT C)
INTERVENTION 1969
International Convention relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties, 1969 (INTERVENTION 1969)
INTERVENTION PROT 1973
Protocol relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution by Substances other than Oil, 1973, as amended (INTERVENTION PROT 1973)
LC 1972
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972, as amended (LC (amended) 1972)
LC PROT 1996
Protocol of 1996 to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and other matter, 1972 
LLMC 1976
Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 (LLMC 1976)
LLMC PROT 1996
Protocol of 1996 to amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 (LLMC PROT 1996)
LLPROT 1988
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (LLPROT 1988)
LOAD LINES 1966 
International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (LL 1966)
MARPOL PROT
Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL PROT)
MARPOL PROT 1997
Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL PROT 1997) (Annex VI on the prevention of air pollution from ships)
MARPOL, 1973
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL, 1973)
MLM 1993
International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, 1993 (LIENS AND MORTGAGES)
NUCLEAR 1971
Convention relating to Civil Liability in the Field of Maritime Carriage of Nuclear Material, 1971 (NUCLEAR 1971).
OILPOL 1954
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil, 1954, as amended (OILPOL 1954)
OPRC 1990
International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990 (OPRC 1990)
PAL 1974
Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (PAL 1974)
PAL PROT 1976
Protocol to the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (PAL PROT 1976)
PAL PROT 1990
Protocol of 1990 to amend the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (PAL PROT 1990)
PAL PROT 2002
Protocol of 2002 to amend the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (PAL PROT 2002)
SALVAGE 1989
International Convention on Salvage, 1989 (SALVAGE 1989)
SAR 1979
International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979 (SAR 1979)
SFV 1977
Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels, 1977 (SFV 1977)
SFV PROT 1993
Torremolinos Protocol of 1993 relating to the Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels, 1977 (SFV PROT 1993)
SOLAS 1960
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1960 (SOLAS 1960)*
SOLAS 1974
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended (SOLAS 1974)
SOLAS PROT
Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended (SOLAS PROT)
SOLAS PROT (HSSC) 1988
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS PROT (HSSC) 1988)
SPACE STP 1973
Protocol on Space Requirements for Special Trade Passenger Ships, 1973 (SPACE STP 1973)
STCW 1978
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW 1978)
2010 Manila STCW Amendments
2010 Manila amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeeping for Seafarers, 1978 and the Seafarers’ Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code
STCW-F
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel, 1995 (STCW-F)
STP 1971
Special Trade Passenger Ships Agreement, 1971 (STP 1971)
SUA 1988
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA 1988)
SUA PROT 1988
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms located on the Continental Shelf (SUA PROT 1988)
SUA PROT 2005
Protocol of 2005 to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA PROT 2005)
TONNAGE 1969
International Convention on Tonnage measurements of Ships, 1969 (TONNAGE 1969)
WRC 2007
Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007   (WRC 2007)
 

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