IMO confirms contributing cargo received in 2022 by the 6 Contracting States to the 2010 HNS Protocol

Posted: 18/09/2023

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published a Circular confirming, in accordance with Article 28(2)(a)(ii) of the 2010 HNS Protocol, that he has received the reports on contributing cargo for 2022 from the six Contracting States to the Protocol.

It is reported that, between them, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Norway, South Africa and Türkiye, received a total quantity of 13 683 801 tonnes of cargo contributing to the general account in 2022. Among the conditions for the entry into force of the 2010 HNS Convention, is the requirement for the volume of contributing cargo to the general account to exceed 40 million tonnes.

Details of the total quantities of contributing cargo liable for contributions and received during 2022, in respect of the general account and each separate account, are specified in the Circular HNS.2/Circ.11 which can be accessed here.