*Report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Secretariat, TD/B/AC.34/2 (,January 22, 1982). 1. The full text of the resolution is annexed.
2. Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), Gabon, German Demo- cratic Republic (GDR), Ghana, Greece. Honduras, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius. Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, United Kingdom (UK), United Republic of Cameroon, USSR, United States, People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.
3. "Employment conditions of seafarers serving in ships flying flags other than those of their own country," JMC/23/2 (Geneva,: ILO, 1980).
4. Paragraphs 60-70 of "Open registry fleets" (report by the UNCTAD sec- retariat [TD/B/C.4/220]) describe how government authorities often lack the necessary inspectors to make routine inspections, and so rely on complaints from national unions to alert them to breaches. 5. See paragraphs 9-14 of "Open registry fleets," op.cit., on the pressures which may be exerted on managers and masters by non-resident owners.
6.FinalandInterimReportsby theMarineBoardofInvestigationinthematteroftheloss bygroundingof theVLCC"AmocoCadiz," (Monrovia: Bureau of Maritime Affairs, 1980).
7. "Review of Parts I and IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894: the registration of ships" (London: Department of Trade, October 1981).
8. "Open registry Heets," op.cit., para. 93.
9. Report of the Ad hoc Intergovernmental Working Group on its first session (TD/B/C.4/ 177), annex.