UNCITRAL Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (The “Rotterdam Rules”) adopted by UN General Assembly.

The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Rotterdam Rules on December 11, 2008 and authorized the holding of a signing ceremony for the Convention in Rotterdam on September 23, 2009.

See the official press release on this subject from the United Nations Information Service in Vienna (UNIS Vienna) at: http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/pressrels/2008/unisl125.html.