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Admiralty & Maritime Links - Treaties & Conventions 

Please note: this list is not exhaustive

Collections - Australia

Australian Treaties Database

Australian Treaties Library (Maritime and law of the sea) (AustLII)

Collections - Other

Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide - International conventions

CMI – Database for Judicial Decisions on International Conventions

Council of Europe

ENTRI - Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators

International Maritime Organization (IMO) conventions

United Nations - Division of oceans and the law of the sea

WordlII Teaties and International conventions - maritime law

Individual maritime conventions

Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea [IMO]

Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea ('Rotterdam rules'), 2008 [UNCITRAL]

International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading, and Protocol for Signature ("Hague Rules'), 1924 [CMI - Brussels]

International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Carriage of Passengers by Sea (with Protocol for Signature), 1961 [CMI - Brussels] (pdf - 248 KB)

Protocol (SDR Protocol) amending the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading of 25 August 1924 (The Hague Rules), as amended by the Protocol of 23 February 1968 (Visby Rules)

UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention 

UNCTAD/ICC Rules for Multimodal Transport Documents

Uniform Rules for Electronic Bills of Lading, 1990 [CMI]

Uniform Rules for Sea Waybills, 1990 [CMI]

United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea ('Hamburg Rules'), 1978 [UNCITRAL]

United Nations Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade, 1991 [UNCITRAL] (pdf)

United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods, 1980 [UNCITRAL]

Voyage Charterparty Laytime Interpretation Rules ('VoyLayRules 93'), 1993 [CMI, BIMCO, FONASBA, INTERCARGO] (pdf)