Information on Liability and compensation regimes developed by IMO and issues dealt with by IMO's Legal Committee.
The Intervention Convention deals with the need to protect the interests of coastal States directly affected or threatened by the consequences of a maritime casualty which might result in oil pollution of the sea or coastlines.
The Convention provides the legal basis to enable States to remove, or have removed, from their coastlines and waters around their coasts, wrecks posing a hazard to the safety of shipping or to the marine environment.
International Conference on the Revision of the 1969 Civil Liability Convention and the 1971 Fund Convention, which met in London in November 1992. The Conference adopted these protocols and five resolutions.