Maritime Casualty <Measures to Avoid Pollution Arising from Maritime Casualties>

For the purposes of this article, “maritime casualty” means a collision of vessels, stranding or other incident of navigation, or other occurrence on board a vessel or external to it resulting in material damage or imminent threat of material damage to a vessel or cargo.

Source: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 1982. Legislation 

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