Entry into force: 22/06/1985

Contracting states (on August 2018) : 111 (80,54% of the world total tonnage)

Ratified and entered into force in the following countries:

  • France (22/06/1985)
  • Algeria (22/06/1985)
  • Italy (02/07/1989)
  • Greece (04/10/1989)
  • Spain (13/03/1993)
  • Tunisia (30/08/1998)
  • Morocco (09/06/1999)
  • Malta (24/10/2002)
  • Libya (28/05/2005)

Egypt didn’t ratified the SAR Convention 1979.

Source: https://gisis.imo.org/Public/ST/Ratification.aspx?tid=13