Countries that have not signed SOLAS

The following countries have not signed the SOLAS Convention:


  • Afghanistan
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Tsjaad
  • El Salvador
  • Guinea-Bissao
  • Vatican
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Mali
  • Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • San Marino
  • Somalia
  • Swaziland
  • Tajikistan
  • Former republic of Joegoslavia: Macedonia
  • Oeganda
  • Oezbekistan
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • South-Soedan
  • East Timor

(Source IMO, date september 2015)

Only the countries marked bold have seaports. Other countries are fully enclosed by land.