The Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention

The HNS Convention aims to ensure prompt and effective compensation to those who have suffered from damage to person and/or property.  This includes cost of clean up and economic losses resulting from the maritime transport of hazardous and noxious substances.

About HNS Convention

News

New version of HNS Finder released

Posted: 02/09/2020

The HNS Finder, the online HNS search tool, has undergone a significant update and the new version is now available here.  The…

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France prepares for ratification of HNS Protocol

Posted: 01/06/2020

France made further progress towards ratification of the 2010 HNS Protocol in May as it published two pieces of legislation setting out…

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Why France has opted for an online system for the annual reporting of HNS

Posted: 24/06/2020

By: Ministère de la Transition écologique et solidaire

Question: When implementing the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances…

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