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


Annual update of HNS Finder search tool released

Posted: 07/06/2024

A new version of the HNS Finder, the online HNS search tool, has been released and published here. The HNS Finder is…

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IOPC Funds and IMO host joint workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention

Posted: 08/05/2024

On 1 and 2 May, the IOPC Funds and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) jointly hosted a workshop on the 2010 Convention…

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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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