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Title:
Guidelines for Compensation Following Damage to Coral Reefs by Ship or Boat Grounding (Part 1)
Published:
December 31, 2009
Document types:
Publication
Description:
This report provides historical records of ship grounding incidents and the current legal framework in each of the PERSGA member countries and then proceeds to suggest a framework for establishing compensation payments. The historical official records show that the number of recorded incidents in each country ranges from zero in Djibouti and Jordan, 4 in Yemen and Saudi Arabia, to 22 in Sudan, and 149 in Egypt. Administrative and legal procedures for pursuing compensation claims are at different levels of development and sophistication with varied formulae for calculating compensation rates in
Treaty:
Jeddah Convention