The 2010 HNS Convention establishes a comprehensive regime covering pollution damage from hazardous and noxious substances carried by ships, as well as the risks of fire and explosion, including loss of life, personal injury, and loss of or damage to property.
HNS Finder allows you to search the list of all HNS as defined by the 2010 HNS Protocol. It provides information on HNS classification criteria and whether or not a substance qualifies as contributing cargo.
As of today, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway and Turkey signed the 2010 HNS Protocol, subject to ratification.
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The entry into force of the 2010 HNS Convention continues to feature on the agenda of the IMO Legal Committee meetings and 1992 Fund Assembly sessions. Both Secretariats together with the HNS Correspondence Group, are taking the lead on ensuring States have all the necessary tools and information at hand to adopt and implement the 2010 HNS Convention as soon as possible.
Further Information on the 2010 HNS Convention