The amount of insurance coverage will be due to the maximum storage capacity of the vehicle, and ranges between 15 and 100 UIT.
Ships that navigate Peruvian waters and transport more than 2,000 tons of hydrocarbons will be obliged to maintain insurance that covers the responsibility for damages caused by environmental pollution.
The norm was approved by the Ministry of Defense, via Directorial Resolution No. 478-2019 MGP / DGCG, published today in the Official Gazette El Peruano.
The amount of insurance coverage will be due to the maximum storage capacity of the vehicle.
In the case of ships that can transport up to 2,113.36 gallons (8 m3), the amount is 15 tax units (UIT), which are currently S / 63,000.
For ships that can carry between the previous quota and 5,019.23 gallons (19 m3), they are 30 UIT; that is, S / 126,000. And for ships carrying more than this amount, the amount is 60 UIT (S / 252,000).
In the case of floating faucets with cylinder storage, the insurance must cover 25 UIT (S / 105,000). For those who store the fuel in tanks, the amount is 100 UIT (S / 420,000).
In addition, to circulate through the national territory, ships will need to have a certificate of civil responsibility, issued by the National Maritime Authority.