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Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Oct 20, 1972
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-000108)
Title abbreviation

COLREG 72

Title (French)

Convention sur le règlement international pour prévenir les abordages en mer

Title (Other)

Übereinkommen über die Internationalen Regeln zur Verhütung von Zusammenstößen auf See

Place of adoption
London
Depository
IMO International Maritime Organization
Language
English, French
Entry into force
Jul 15, 1977
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Navigation
Geographical area
North Sea
Abstract

Objectives: To maintain a high level of safety at sea. Summary of provisions: This Convention was adopted in the framework of the International Maritime Organisation. The Parties undertake to give effect to the Rules and other Annexes constituting the 1972 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (art. I), which are to apply to all vessels upon the high seas and in all waters connected therewith navigable by seagoing vessels.

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* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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