The Bunker Convention Certificate will be required during the registration, renewal and any other request by the ship-owner to the Flag in order to proceed with such request.
Any vessel to which the Convention applies and will be navigating in the territorial sea or economic exclusive zone of Sierra Leone shall also have evidence of compliance with the Bunker Convention.
Issuance of Bunker Convention Certificate
SLMARAD is issuing Bunker Certificates to vessels registered under the Sierra Leone Flag or registered under a Non State Party of the Convention. SLMARAD is not issuing a Bunker Certificate to vessels registered under another State Party of the Convention. SLMARAD's Registration Officers are also authorized to issue Bunker Certificates.
The approved P&I insurance companies are:
Accepted International Clubs
- American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association, Inc.
- Assuranceforeningen SKULD- Skuld (Far East) Ltd -
- The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited
- The Japan Ship Owners’ Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association
- The London Steam Ship Owner’s Mutual Insurance P&I Club
- The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited
- The Shipowner Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association (Luxemburg)
- The Standard Steamship Owner’s Protection and Indemnity
- The Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Limited
- The Swedish Club
- The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited
- The West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association (Luxembourg)
Accepted P&I Clubs not members of the International Clubs
- Al-Bahriah Insurance & Reinsurance S.A.L.
- AMT Insurance Co
- Arsenal Insurance Company
- AlfaStrakhovanie PLC
- British Marine Managers Ltd
- British Steamship Management Limited
- Carina Managers
- CertaAsig SA Insurance & Reinsurance Co
- China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Company
- China Taiping Insurance (HK) Company Limited
- Hanseatic P&I Underwriters
- HYDOR (OSLO) UK LIMITED
- Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
- Intercoastal Shipowners’ P. & I. B.V. (also identified as RaetsMarine Insurance B.V.)
- LLC "Central Insurance Company"
- Lodestar Marine Ltd
- Maritime Mutual Insurance Association
- MS Amlin Marine N.V. (RaetsMarine)
- Navigator Insurance Company
- Ping And Property & Casualty Insurance Company of China Ltd
- PJSC ROSGOSSTRAKH / ROSGOSSTRAKH Insurance Company
- Qbe Hong Kong & Shanghai Insurance Limited
- Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance Company
- Soglassye Insurance Company Ltd
- The East of England P&I Association Ltd
- The Korea Shipowners' Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association
- Turk P&I
- Thomas Miller Specialty Limited
- VSK Insurance Company
- Water Quality Insurance Syndicate