11.01.2019

Costa Rica accedes to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR), Hamburg, 27 April 1979.

On 7th January 2019 at IMO Headquarters in London, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United Kingdom, Rafael Ortiz Fábrega, met with IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim to deposit the instrument of accession to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR). Thus, Costa Rica became the 112th State which accede the treaty.

Currently, the Convention’s signatories represent over 80% of the world merchant shipping tonnage.

 

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