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 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