Pollution:  Ships

Protocol amending the convention of 1973, as modified by the protocol of 1978 relating thereto; Done at London September 26, 1997;Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate May 15, 2003 (Treaty Doc. 108-7, 108th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 14, 2006 (Senate Executive Report No. 109-13, 109th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate April 7, 2006; Ratified by the President October 7, 2008; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited October 8, 2008; entered into force for the United States January 8, 2009.


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