The Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 received Royal Assent on 12 July 2011. The Act implements the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007.  

The Act amends the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 by inserting sections 255A-U. These deal in particular with the reporting, locating and marking of wrecks, the removal of wrecks by the registered owner, the imposition of conditions on removal and removal in default, liability for costs and insurance.