Saint Lucia Accedes to Four IMO Treaties
Saint Lucia has acceded to four International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaties, including conventions covering ballast water management (BWM Convention) and emissions from ship exhausts and energy efficiency (MARPOL Annex VI).
- International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM 2004)
- Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL PROT 1997)
- International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001 (BUNKERS 2001)
- International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel, 1995 (STCW-F 1995)