CHINA: WRECK REMOVAL CONVENTION

The Wreck Removal Convention will come into force in China from 11 February 2017.  As Members are aware, under the terms of the Convention, ships with a gross tonnage of 300 and above need to apply for a certificate of insurance.  From 11 February 2017 ships over 300 gross tonnage, wherever registered, when entering or leaving a Chinese port or arriving at/leaving from an offshore facility in Chinese territorial waters, must carry a Wreck Removal Certificate on board.

# BACK TO NEWS