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4International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages, 1993Geneva, 6 May 19935 September 2004, in accordance with article 19.5 September 2004, No. 40538Signatories11Parties21United Nations, <i>Treaty Series</i>, vol. 2276, p. 39; <a href="/doc/source/docs/A_CONF.162_7-E.pdf" target="_blank">Doc. A/CONF.162/7</a>.The Convention was adopted on 6 May 1993 at Geneva by the United Nations/International Maritime Organization Conference of Plenipotentiaries held at Geneva from 19 April to 7 May 1993. The Conference had been convened in accordance with resolution <a href="/doc/source/docs/A_RES_46_213-E.pdf" target="_blank">46/213</a><superscript>1</superscript> adopted by the General Assembly of 20 December 1991. The Convention is open for signature to all States at the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York, from 1 September 1993 to 31 August 1994, and shall thereafter remain open to accession.
ParticipantSignatureApproval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification, Definitive signature(s)Albania 9 Aug 2010 aBarbados23 Feb 2023 aBenin 3 Mar 2010 aBrazil28 Mar 1994 China18 Aug 1994 Congo11 Jun 2014 aCôte d'Ivoire 8 Feb 2023 aDenmark 9 Aug 1994 Ecuador16 Mar 2004 aEstonia 7 Feb 2003 aFinland29 Aug 1994 Germany11 Jul 1994 Guinea18 Nov 1993 Honduras17 May 2019 aLithuania 8 Feb 2008 aMonaco28 Mar 1995 aMorocco23 Aug 1994 Nigeria 5 Mar 2004 aNorway31 Aug 1994 Paraguay24 May 1994 Peru23 Mar 2007 aRussian Federation 4 Mar 1999 aSerbia23 Dec 2011 aSpain 7 Jun 2002 aSt. Kitts and Nevis15 Jun 2010 aSt. Vincent and the Grenadines11 Mar 1997 aSweden 2 Jun 1994 Syrian Arab Republic 8 Oct 2003 aTunisia24 Nov 1993 2 Feb 1995 Ukraine27 Feb 2003 aVanuatu10 Aug 1999 a
Declarations and Reservations(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were madeupon definitive signature, ratififcation, acceptance, approval or accession.)Syrian Arab RepublicDeclaration:The accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to this Convention does not in any way constitute a recognition of Israel or entail entry into any dealings with Israel in the context of the provisions of the Convention.1<a href="/doc/source/docs/A_46_49-E.pdf" target="_blank"><i>Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-sixth Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/46/49) </i></a>, p.156.