El seguro obligatorio de responsabilidad civil del propietario del buque (RD 1616/2011)

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The goal of this article is to analyse the Royal Decree 1616/2011, on the compulsory insurance required to the owners of ships of 300 or more tons, whether Spanish ships or foreigners ships on ports of the Spanish territorial sea. According to the RD 1616/2011, this compulsory insu- rance must satisfy the terms and conditions established by the 1996 Conven- tion on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC). Particularly, it is studied the P&I insurance offered by one of the Clubs which are parties to the International Group of P&I Clubs, given that it is the usual way to ac- complish with the compulsory insurance, and other alternatives of insurance admitted by the RD 1616/2011. Finally, there is a reference to the direct action against the P&I club
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)343-386
Number of pages24
JournalRevista española de seguros
Issue number152
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • P&I insurance

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