1. Marine Casualty
1.1 In the event of a collision, grounding or other major casualty, what are the key provisions that will impact upon the liability and response of interested parties? In particular, the relevant law/conventions in force in relation to:
The conventions pertinent to collisions that the U.S. is a signatory to are the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, also known as SOLAS, and the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, also known as COLREGS.