Under the amendments to the Protocol, the limits are raised as follows: The limit of liability for claims for loss of life or personal injury on. Members will recall that substantial increases in the liability limits set by the London Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime. The Protocol to the Limitation Convention ( LLMC) In May , the IMO introduced a Protocol to amend the Convention on the.

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The Protocol has also increased the limits of liability in respect of loss of life or personal injury to passengers, from SDR 46, up to SDR , multiplied by the number of passengers which the vessel is authorised to carry. IMO has endeavoured to make the information on this website as accurate as possible but cannot take responsibility for any errors. Since no minimum tonnage requirements have been imposed on signatories, it is anticipated that the Protocol will come into force within the next 2 to 3 years.

Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC)

Thomas Miller Group Website. Such denunciation shall take effect when the amendment enters into force. Article 6 The following text is added as paragraph 3bis in article 15 of the Convention: This Protocol shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 October to 30 September by all States.

The Convention and this Protocol lomc, as between the Parties to this Llkc, be read and interpreted together as one single instrument. Article 1 For the purposes of this Protocol: You are currently offline. This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. The new limits will apply to incidents occurring on or after 30 November Article 7 Article 18, paragraph 1 of the Convention is replaced by the following text: Thomas Miller Group Website.

This Protocol and any amendments accepted under article 8 shall be deposited with the Secretary-General. Nevertheless, those States which are not members of the International Monetary Fund and whose law does not permit the application of the provisions of paragraph 1 may, at the time of signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or at the time of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession or at any time thereafter, declare that the limits of liability provided for in this Convention to be applied in their territories shall be fixed as follows: When an amendment has been adopted but the eighteen-month period for its acceptance has not yet expired, a State which becomes a Contracting State during that period shall be bound by the amendment if it enters into force.


As between the States Parties to this Protocol, denunciation by any of them of the Convention in accordance with Article 19 thereof shall not be construed in any way as a denunciation of the Convention as amended by this Protocol. Such denunciation 1996 take effect when the amendment enters into force. On 13th February Malta became the 10th state to accede to the Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims LLMCthereby triggering the entry into force of the protocol 90 days from that date, on 13th May On this basis, the limit of liability for a Handymax Bulk Carrier, of 30,gt, would be calculated as follows: No other reservations shall be admissible to the substantive provisions of this Convention.

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The majority is presented in the working languages. As under the LLMC, the limits under the protocol are global limits. The limit of liability for property claims for ships not exceeding 2, gross tonnage is 1. Site search Search keyword s: Article 13 Revision and amendment 1.

Bunker Convention and the Wreck Removal Convention automatically incorporate the amended LLMC limits, there is no need to amend the blue cards issued under those Conventions.

If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. The LLMC Protocol provides for considerably higher amounts of compensation for maritime claims for loss of life or personal injury and loss or damage to property than those in the LLMC.

Web design agency – Liquid Light. The Organization shall convene a conference of Contracting States to this Protocol for revising or amending it at the request lomc not less than one-third of the Contracting States. Limits are specified for two types of claims – claims for loss of life or personal injury, and property claims such as damage to other ships, property or harbour works. The Organization shall convene a conference of Contracting States to this Protocol for revising or amending it at the request of not less than 19996 of the Contracting Parties.


In the cases referred to in this paragraph, a State becomes bound by an amendment when that amendment enters into force, or when this Protocol enters into force for that State, llmd later.

According to Article 19 of the LLMC, denunciation shall take effect on the first day of the month following the expiration of one year after the date of deposit of the instrument, or after such longer period as may be specified in the instrument. Denunciation shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of denunciation with the Secretary-General.

You are currently offline. Article 15 Languages This Protocol is established in a single original in the Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish languages, each text being equally authentic. March PDF Version.

When acting on a proposal to amend the limits, the Legal Committee shall take into account the experience of incidents and, in particular, the amount of damage resulting therefrom, changes in the monetary values and the llmx of the proposed amendment on the cost of insurance.

Article 8 Amendment of limits 1. What changes have been brought in by the amendment to the LLMC ?

Personal injury claims limitation values in SDR. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. There is no absolute maximum limit for such claims under the protocol.

Yes, all contracting states were notified of the adoption of the new limits in June The limits of liability for claims other than those mentioned in Article 7, arising on any distinct occasion, llnc be calculated as follows: L,mc amendments — The minimum tonnage for limitation purposes is increased from GT to 2, GT; — The per-ton limit is increased throughout the tonnage levels; — The overall limit for passenger claims is removed and the limit of liability per passenger is increased.

Any State may, at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, or at any time thereafter, reserve the right: