The Gaza aid flotilla does not meet any of the requirements of 1a, 1b, or 1c. As such, the Convention applies to aid vessels on humantiarian relief efforts.Article 2
1. This Convention does not apply to:
(a) a warship; or
(b) a ship owned or operated by a State when being used as a naval auxiliary or for customs or police purposes; or
(c) a ship which has been withdrawn from navigation or laid up.
2. Nothing in this Convention affects the immunities of warships and other government ships operated for non-commercial purposes.