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International Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Oceans and International Environment.

International Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage.

Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, first session on Executive K, 92d Congress, 2d session ...

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Oceans and International Environment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability for oil pollution damages.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInternational Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (1971). 1973.
    Statementand S. 841 ... April 17 and 18, 1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6625 1973c
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5024630M
    LC Control Number73603030

    the international oil pollution compensation fund. returns of volume of oil carried by sea. convention on the establishment of an international fund for compensation for oil pollution damage, , done at brussels on the 18th day of december, ; and to give effect to the protocol to the international convention on the establishment. OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUNDS ASSEMBLY 92FUND/ for tankers of 29 gross tonnage or less for pollution damage in all Fund Member States. TOPIA would result in the intersessional Working Group on the review of the international compensation regime (document 92FUND/A/7).

    The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) provide financial compensation for oil pollution damage that occurs in Member States, resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers. The history of the IOPC Funds began with the oil spill from the Torrey Canyon, which ran aground near the Scilly Isles in , fouling UK and French coastlines. This incident exposed a . Vessel-caused Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (hereinafter referred to as “Fund”) for oil pollution damages caused by vessel of any type other than government’s vessels engaging in non-commercial purposes (such as vessels used by sea-involved governmental departments, such as maritime department and maritime police.

    The amendments to the Protocol of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC Convention) and to the Protocol of the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (IOPC Fund) were adopted in October Get this from a library! Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage and amendments to the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil Convention. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage done at.


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International Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Oceans and International Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds. The IOPC Funds are two intergovernmental organisations (the Fund and the Supplementary Fund) which provide compensation for oil pollution damage resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers.

A reference work for all legal practitioners and specialists who practice in shipping or environmental law, covering the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damagethe International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damageand the Protocols to these conventions, as well as the common law : $ IMO E-Book: IB Compensation International Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage.

book for Oil Pollution Damage, Edition. The need for a compensation and indemnification system supplementary to that provided by CLC was considered at this Conference and resulted in the establishment of an international compensation fund for the purpose of ensuring that full compnesation is available to victims of oil pollution incidents and Price: $ EB Official Records of the Conference on the Establishment of an International Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage,e-book priced at £10+VAT in the Legal Matters category of the Marine Society Shop.

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International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund. Damage caused by non-persistent oils (e.g. gasoline, light diesel oil) is therefore not covered by the Conventions. 3 Although this Guide refers throughout to ‘tankers’, the Conventions actually use the term ‘ship’, defined as ‘any sea-going vessel and.

any other international Convention in force or open for signature, ratification or accession at the date of this Convention.

Expenses reasonably incurred or sacrifices reasonably made by the owner voluntarily to prevent or minimize pollution damage shall be treated as pollution damage. International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPC Fund); For a pollution incident involving. persistent bunker fuel. carried by a tanker, compensation is also available up to a fixed amount (approximately £ million) under the same international compensation regime provided the tanker was carrying persistent oil cargo or has theFile Size: 69KB.

The Fund's obligation to pay compensation is confined to pollution damage suffered in the territories including the territorial sea of Contracting States. The Fund is also obliged to pay compensation in respect of measures taken by a Contracting State outside its territory.

Governments of Maritime Nations have agreed to put in place an international oil pollution compensation regime to ensure the prompt and reasonable settlement of pollution damage claims. These place strict liability on the owners of oil tanker vessels up to a Size: 36KB. The international regime for the compensation of pollution damage caused by oil spills from tankers is based on two treaties adopted under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage ( Civil Liability Convention), and the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage ( Fund Convention).Cited by: 6.

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) provide financial compensation for oil pollution damage that occurs in Member States, resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers.

The history of the IOPC Funds began with the oil spill from the Torrey Canyon, which ran aground near the Scilly Isles infouling UK and French coastlines. The last volume of "Sea Venture" included a report on the status of the CLC and Fund Conventions, including the proposal to increase the available levels of compensation by means of a Supplementary Fund or third tier of compensation.

1 The following is a brief report of the Diplomatic Conference on the Establishment of a Supplementary Fund for Oil Pollution Damage held at the IMO in May   This remarkable book - the first in-depth examination of the civil liability regime for marine oil pollution damage from a law and economics perspective - examines the efficiency and effectiveness of the regime, with particular attention to whether it is in fact designed in the public interest or merely a distribution of risks and costs among interested parties.

The IOPC Fund pays compensation to victims of oil pollution in member states when the compensation from the shipowner and his insurer is insufficient.

Over the years (up to August ), the IOPC Fund has been involved in 66 incidents and has paid US$92 million to by: 5. An International Fund for compensation for pollution damage, to be named "The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund" and hereinafter referred to as "The Fund", is hereby established with the following aims: (a) to provide compensation for pollution damage to the extent that the protection afforded by the Liability Convention is.

1 The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (‘IOPC Funds’) are an intergovernmental mechanism whose purpose is to provide compensation to States and persons who suffer damage as a result of oil spills from tankers. The IOPC Funds are part of the international regime of liability and compensation for oil pollution damage that was.

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds are three intergovernmental organisations (the Fund, the Supplementary Fund and the Fund) which provide compensation for oil pollution damage resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers.

This Claims Manual is a practical guide to presenting claims against the Size: 2MB. This remarkable book (the first in-depth examination of the civil liability regime for marine oil pollution damage from a law and economics perspective) examines the efficiency and effectiveness of the regime, with particular attention to whether it is in fact designed in the public interest or merely a distribution of risks and costs among interested : Hardcover.

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund, ( Fund) was the original IOPC Fund, set up under the Fund Convention, when the latter entered into force in Following the. IMO IB Compensation Fund for Oil Pollution Damage, Edition. The need for a compensation and indemnification system supplementary to that provided by CLC was considered at this Conference and resulted in the establishment of an international compensation fund for the purpose of ensuring that full compnesation is available to victims of oil pollution incidents and providing reflief.Article 2.

1. An International Fund for compensation for pollution damage, to be named "the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund" and hereinafter referred to as "the Fund", is hereby established with the following aims: (a) To provide compensation for pollution damage to the extent that the protection.International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage () Author links open overlay panel.

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