The full text of the International Convention on Salvage, 1989, is reproduced. Aspects covered by the convention include: definitions; the exemption of platforms and State-owned vessels; salvage contracts; the duties of the salvor and of the owner or master; the rights of coastal states; duty to render assistance; cooperation; conditions for reward; criteria for fixing the reward; special compensation; apportionment between salvors; salvage of persons; duty to provide security; and State-owned cargoes.

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  • Publication Date: 1989-10

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  • Accession Number: 00659020
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM