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List of IMO Conventions

Related Protocols are referred to under the main Convention


​​​For more information on the topics covered by individual treaties please refer to the Our Work section.

Key IMO Conventions

  • International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended
  • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto and by the Protocol of 1997 (MARPOL)
  • International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers ( STCW) as amended, including the 1995 and 2010 Manila Amendments


Other conventions relating to maritime safety and security and ship/port interface

Other conventions relating to prevention of marine pollution
Conventions covering liability and compensation
Other subjects

Convention establishing IMO










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