LLMC amendment in Norwegian Maritime Code

LLMC amendment in Norwegian Maritime Code

IMO adopted in April 2012 amendments to the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation for Maritime Claims, raising the limits by 51 %. The amendments shall enter into force by 8 June 2015.

Norway has consented to the 1996 Protocol. The new limits will require amendments to Chapter 9 of the Norwegian Maritime Code. The proposed legislation from the Ministry of Justice is open for comments until 19 February 2014.