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​​INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

International affairs clarify the objectives and list of ratified international conventions; objectives and list of Maritime Transport Agreement and also Malaysia as a Council Member of the International Maritime Organization.​

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Conventions​

Objective of Ratifying

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Objective of Ratifying Conventions:

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  • Harmonization of domestic laws to international standard;
  • Prevention of sub-standard ships entering into Malaysian waters

List of ratified conventions​

Series of discussions and deliberations are made with various stakeholders before Malaysia ratifies a convention. List of ratified conventions are

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International Conventions

​Date Enforced in Malaysia​​

​1

Maritime Labour Con​vention 2006 (under the International Labour Organization)

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​20th August 2014​

​2

Nairobi International Convention of Removal of Wrecks, 2007

​14th April 2014

​3

The Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-Operation To Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000

21th February 2014

​4​

Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines (LL) 1966, as amended

​11th February 2012

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International Convention on Load Lines (LL) 1966 as amended by the Protocol of 1988

​11th February 2012

​6

Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974, as amended

11th February 2012

​7

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004

​27th September 2011​

​8​

​International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships

​27th December 2010

​9​

​International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL), Annex VI: Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships

​27th December 2010

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​International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL), Annex IV: Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships

​27th December 2010

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​International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL), Annex III: Prevention of Pollution from harmful substances in Packaged Form

​27th December 2010

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The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001 (Bunkers Convention 2001)

​12th December 2009

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The International Convention for the Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 as Amended by Protocol of 1996 (LLMC Convention 1996)

​10th February 2009

​1​4

Amendments Adopted in November 1991 to the Convention of the International Maritime Organization (Institutionalization of the Facilitation Committee)

​7th December 2008

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​15

International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (FUND) Protocol 1992

​9th June 2005

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International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) 1992

​9th June 2005​

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​17

International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC) 1990

​13th October 1997

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Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 1973, as amended (Annexes I, II and V)

​1st May 1997​​

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​19

International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended

​30th ​April 1992

​20

Convention on the International Mobile Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) 1976, as amended

​12th August 1986​​

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​21

Operating Agreement on the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) 1976, as amended

​12th June 1986

​22

International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships (Tonnage) 1969

​24th July 1984​​

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​23

Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974, as amended

​19th January 1984

​24

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974, as amended​

​19th January​ 1984

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​25

Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG) 1972, as amended

​23th December 1980

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Convention on the International Maritime Organization 1948

​17th June 197​1​

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