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International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages 1993

[Preamble]

Article 1 - Recognition and enforcement of mortgages, "hypothèques" and charges

Article 2 - Ranking and effects of mortgages, "hypothèques" and charges

Article 3 - Change of ownership or registration

Article 4 - Maritime liens

Article 5 - Priority of maritime liens

Article 6 - Other maritime liens

Article 7 - Rights of retention

Article 8 - Characteristics of maritime liens

Article 9 - Extinction of maritime liens because of time

Article 10 - Assignment and subrogation

Article 11 - Notice of forced sale

Article 12 - Effects of forced sale

Article 13 - Scope of application

Article 14 - Communication between States Parties

Article 15 - Conflict of conventions

Article 16 - Temporary change of flag

Article 17 - Depositary

Article 18 - Signature, ratification, acceptance, approval and accession

Article 19 - Entry into force

Article 20 - Revision and amendment

Article 21 - Denunciation

Article 22 - Languages

[Post Provisions]

[Post Clauses (If any: Signed; Witnessed; Done; Authentic Texts; & Deposited Clauses)]

Annex - International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, 1993

[Annex]

[Annex Post Provisions]

[Annex Post Clauses (If any: Signed; Witnessed; Done; Authentic Texts; & Deposited Clauses)]

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Manifest

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International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages 1993, Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 19 April to 6 May 1993

United Nations (UN)

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International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages 1993

[Post Provisions]

Annex - International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, 1993

[Annex]

On the Final Act of the United Nations / International Maritime Organization Conference of Plenipotentiaries on a Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages

1. The General Assembly of the United Nations, by resolution 46/213 of 20 December 1991, decided that a United Nations/International Maritime Organization Conference of Plenipotentiaries on a Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages should be convened in order to consider a draft convention and to embody the results of its work in a convention on maritime liens and mortgages.

2. The United Nations/International Maritime Organization Conference of Plenipotentiaries on a Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, was convened at Geneva from 19 April to 6 May 1993.

3. Representatives from the following States participated in the Conference: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Senegal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela.

4. Hong Kong, an associate member of the International Maritime Organization, was represented by an observer.

5. The following specialized agencies were represented by an observer: International Labour Organisation, World Meteorological Organization.

6. The following intergovernmental organizations were represented by an observer: European Economic Community, League of Arab States, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Organization of African Unity.

7. The following non-governmental organizations were represented by an observer: Association of African Shipping Lines, Baltic and International Maritime Council, Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law, International Association of Ports and Harbours, International Chamber of Commerce, International Chamber of Shipping, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, International Maritime Committee, International Ship Suppliers Association, Latin American Association of Navigational Law and Law of the Sea.

8. The following committees were established by the Conference:

General Committee President: Mr. Walter Müller (Switzerland) Vice-Presidents: Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Indonesia, Liberia and Poland. Chairman of the Main Committee: Mr. G.G. Ivanov (Russian Federation) Rapporteur-General: Mr. Domingo Nicolas Rotondaro (Argentina).

Main Committee

Chairman: Mr. G.G. Ivanov (Russian Federation) Vice-Chairman-cum-Rapporteur: Mr. J.E. de Boer (Netherlands)

Drafting Committee

Chairman: Mrs. B. Czerwenka (Germany) Core membership: Algeria, Argentina, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Spain, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America.

Credentials Committee

Chairman: Mr. Daniel D.C. Don Nanjira (Kenya) Members: Argentina, Australia, China, Ghana, India, Kenya, Russian Federation, United States of America and Venezuela.

9. The secretariat of the Conference included the following officers: Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. K.K.S. Dadzie; Secretary-General of IMO, Mr. W.A. O'Neil; the Executive Secretary, Mr. A. Bouayad, Director, Services Development Division, UNCTAD, and subsequently Mr. R. Vogel, Deputy Director, UNCTAD; the Deputy Executive Secretary, Mr. E.M. Göransson, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Division, IMO; Mrs. Monica N. Mbanefo, Senior Deputy Director, IMO; Mr. Agustin Blanco-Bazan, Senior Legal Officer, IMO; Ms. L. Young, Administrative Officer, IMO; Mr. R. Vigil, Chief, Maritime Legislation Section, UNCTAD; Ms. M. Faghfouri, Legal Affairs Officer, UNCTAD; Mr. Carlos Moreno, Legal Affairs Officer, UNCTAD; Mr. E. Chrispeels, Senior Legal Officer, UNCTAD; Mr. A. Behnam, Secretary of the Conference, UNCTAD.

10. The Conference had before it, as a basis for its work, the draft articles for a Convention on maritime liens and mortgages , prepared by the Joint UNCTAD/IMO Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Maritime Liens and Mortgages and Related Subjects, and the compilation of comments and proposals by Governments, and by intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, on the draft convention on maritime liens and mortgages . The Conference adopted its rules of procedure and its agenda .

11. On the basis of its deliberations as recorded in its report , the Conference established the text of the INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON MARITIME LIENS AND MORTGAGES, 1993.

12. The Conference adopted on 6 May 1993 resolution entitled "The Consideration of a Possible Review of the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Arrest of Sea-going Ships, 1952".

13. The text of the Convention was adopted by the Conference on 6 May 1993. The Convention will be open for signature at United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 1 September 1993 to and including 31 August 1994.


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