PMA Circulars – measures taken due to corona virus
March 24, 2020

NEWS

Yacht registration

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Pleasure vessels and Yachts Registration

PANAMA ENDORSEMENTS

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Procedure for issuance of Panama Title Endorsement

PANAMA COC

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Issuance of Panama national licenses (COC)

HONDURAS COC

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Issuance of Honduras marine licenses (COC) and Upgrade of rank of competence

NOTICE TO:
Ship Owners/ Managers/ Operators | Surveyors / Auditors

On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the outbreak of novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, a pandemic.

With this unprecedented public health challenge impacting the shipping industry worldwide, the preventive measures being applied globally are having an immediate impact on shipping.

In view of the above, Panama Maritime Authority has implemented and released its own policy regarding upcoming surveys that may delay and are in risk of getting out of their window:

https://panamashipregistry.com/marine-notices/coronavirus-prevention-measures-2/

All ships should also keep to the measures required by the port authorities reached.

As it has been determined with extensive travel restrictions to and within infected and non-infected countries, moving personnel has become more difficult, resulting in harsh scrutinizing seafarers who have recently visited affected areas. The Administration considers appropriate to inform how to proceed in the following scenarios of crew change:

https://panamashipregistry.com/marine-notices/coronavirus-and-seafarers-employment-agreement/

NEWS

Yacht registration

l

Pleasure vessels and Yachts Registration

PANAMA ENDORSEMENTS

l

Procedure for issuance of Panama Title Endorsement

PANAMA COC

l

Issuance of Panama national licenses (COC)

HONDURAS COC

l

Issuance of Honduras marine licenses (COC) and Upgrade of rank of competence