Can a salvor increase his special compensation?

Yes, if he prevents or minimises damage to the environment, the special” compensation may be increased up to a maximum of 30% of his expenses. However, the LOF arbitration tribunal, if it deems it fair and just to do so, and bearing in mind the relevant criteria for fixing the reward, may increase the special compensation up to a maximum of 100% of the salvor’s expenses.

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