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 Italian Government hosted a workshop on the HNS Convention in Rome on 10 October 2014. Supported by the IOPC Funds and lead by François Marier, the coordinator of the HNS Correspondence Group, the workshop was well attended by the Italian private sector and a number of participants from abroad.
Further Information on the 2010 HNS Convention