* [Reproduced from the text provided by the United Nations. The Convention was adopted by the Conference on April 17, 1991, by a vote of 31 in favor to none against, with 7 abstentions (Belgium, Indonesia, Libya, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Kingdom). The Convention was opened to signature April 19, 1991, with Mexico, the Philippines and Spain signing. On October 15, 1991, France also signed the Convention.
[The Introductory Note was prepared for International Legal Materials by Paul B. Larsen, U.S. Department of Transportation.]
1/ 21 J. Mar. Law & Com. 449 (1990).
2/ See Sweeney, Joseph C., “New U.N. Convention on Liability of Terminal Operators in International Trade,” 14Fordham Intern. Law J.1115 (1990-91).
3/ Done at Brussels, Aug. 25, 1924.51 Stat. 233; TS 931; 2 Bevans 430; 120 LNTS 155.
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