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


Postponement of Workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention

Posted: 21/09/2022

The workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention, which was scheduled to take place on Monday, 31 October and Tuesday, 1 November, at…

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Online briefing session on the 2010 HNS Convention for Malaysia

Posted: 07/07/2022

On 6 July 2022, two members of the IOPC Funds Secretariat (the Head of External Relations and Conference, Thomas Liebert, and Claims…

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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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