International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-Operation, 1990 (I550E)

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January 1991


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This Convention was adopted at a conference convened in November 1990 for the purpose of establishing precautionary measures and effective preparation for combating oil pollution incidents involving ships, offshore units, sea ports and oil handling facilities.

 

PUBLISHED DATE: JANUARY 1991
No. OF PAGES:
39

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The publication includes:
- Final Act of the Conference on International Co-operation on Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response, 1990;
- OPRC Convention, 1990:
- Resolutions 1 to 10 adopted by the Conference.

A​​s a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented.  

In other words, its role is to create a level playing-field so that ship operators cannot address their financial issues by simply cutting corners and compromising on safety, security and environmental performance. This approach also encourages innovation and efficiency.

Shipping is a truly international industry, and it can only operate effectively if the regulations and standards are themselves agreed, adopted and implemented on an international basis. And IMO is the forum at which this process takes place.

Title: International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-Operation, 1990 (I550E)
Number of Pages: 39
Product Code: MM1248K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 9789280112672, ISBN 10: 9280112678
Published Date: January 1991
Weight: 0.20 kg
Author: IMO

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