Report No. 151
International Conventions and India's Status1
6.1. India has been signatory to several maritime conventions and protocols. It is interesting to note that 22 maritime conventions and 15 protocols have been formulated so far. Out of these 37 International Maritime Organisation Instruments, 19 Conventions and 7 Protocols are presently in force. India has ratified 12 Conventions and 5 Protocols. Proposals for ratification of 6 Conventions and 1 protocol are under consideration of the Government of India. India has not ratified 13 Conventions/Protocols on the ground that they are either not in force internationally or for other substantive reasons. A list of the Conventions and Protocols and their status in India is as follows:
1. Position set out the light of the Letter No. D.O. No. SR 11011/10/86-M.A. dated 19-4-1944 from the Ministry of Surface Transport.