LEGISLATION & CONVENTIONS
Maritime Authority Suriname Act
ACT of March 30, 1998 establishing the Maritime Authority Suriname (Maritime Authority Suriname Act)
Maritime Security Act
ACT of June 30, 2004 laying down rules for maritime security (Maritime Security Act)
Maritime Zones Act
ACT of 7 April 2017, containing rules regarding the Maritime Zones of the Republic of Suriname and amendment of the Sea Fisheries Act 1980 and the Mining Decree (Maritime Zones Act).
Resolution on Collisions and Drives
RESOLUTION of December 14, 1951 No.6144a determining its placement in the GOVERNMENT Bulletin.
The decision on beacon adjustment
ORDER of the Minister of Transport, Communications and Tourism of June 29, 2012 no. 1726/12, regarding adaptation of the rate for beacon fees and the compensation for the unloaded and/or collected cargo.
Regulations License Conditions Ferry Services 2009
RESOLUTION of 9 July 2009 No. 3201/09 , while adopting the revised Ferry Services Licensing Conditions(“ Regulations Ferry Services Licensing Conditions 2009“)
Decision of 13 October 2008 adjusting the Pilotage Tariff levy
ORDER of the Minister of Transport, Communication and Tourism of October 13, 2008 no.3350/08, concerning the adjustment of the levy of pilot fees for ships entering, sailing out or sailing on Surinamese waters
Port Authority Decree 1981
DECREE of 24 June 1981, laying down new rules regarding the port system (Decree Havenwezen 1981).
Suriname Coast Guard Institution Act
ACT of April 5, 2017, containing rules regarding the establishment of the Kunstwacht (Arts Watch Institute Act).
Admission to MARPOL
ACT of October 24, 1988 , approving the accession of the Republic of Suriname to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and its Protocol of 1978(“International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973“ and “Protocol of 1978“) ; the so-called Marpol 73/78 Treaty.
Amendment to the Sea Fisheries Decree
ACT of December 21, 2001 amending the “Sea Fisheries Decree 1980” (S.B1980 no.144)
Accession of Suriname to SOLAS
PRESIDENTIAL DECREE of 29 June 2004 no. PB 09/2004 , ratifying the accession of the Republic of Suriname to the Agreement amending the International Conventions for the Safety Of Life at Sea (the so-called SOLAS Convention)
STATES DECISION of June 10, 1977, establishing the Pilotage Regulations of the Republic of Suriname (“Pilotage Regulations 1977”).
Sea fishing law
DECREE of 31 December 1980 , laying down regulations in the field of sea fishing.
Coastal fishing decision
Accession to STCW
ACT of April 8, 2013, approving accession from the Republic of Suriname to “The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978”.
Maritime Delimitation between Suriname and French Guiana
Sea collision regulations
COUNTRY REGULATION of 3 May 1968 establishing the “Provisions for the prevention of collisions at sea
DECISION of 10 June 1944
Mining installations decision
STATE DECREE of 11 May 1989
Surinamese strand founderij Decree
PUBLICATION of 7 August 1936
Suriname Port Authority Decree
DECREE of June 27, 1981
UNITED NATIONS TREATY ON THE LAW OF THE SEA AND THE AGREEMENT ON THE APPLICATION OF PART XI OF THAT TREATY
ACT of March 6, 1991
Act Approval of the Basel Treaty
ACT of March 14, 2011
Environmental Framework Act
ACT of 07 May 2020, containing rules for sustainable environmental management (Environmental Framework Act)
Passenger and Crew List Transfer Act
ACT of 17 August 2016
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974.
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
International Convention on Load Lines (LL), 1966.
International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties (INTERVENTION, 1969).
Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL), 1965.
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (LC), 1972 (and the 1996 London Protocol).
Convention on the International Maritime Organization.