Friday, July 19, 2013

Norway Is First to Sign Cape Town Fishing Vessel Safety Agreement

The Kingdom of Norway has become the first State to sign the Cape Town Agreement of 2012 on the Implementation of the Provisions of the 1993 Protocol relating to the Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels, 1977. 

The Cape Agreement of 2012 updates and amends a number of provisions of the Torremolinos Protocol. In ratifying the Cape Town agreement, Parties agree to amendments to the provisions of the 1993 Protocol, so that they can come into force as soon as possible thereafter.

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