Print this page

NL 254/21 | Merchant Marine Notices published from Panama Maritime Authority on recommended security measures to be implemented during transiting high risk areas

Φεβ 03, 2021

Refers to: Owners/Managers/Operators, PHRS Surveyors/Representatives

Action Date: Immediate


The purpose of subject newsletter is to inform all interested parties about PMA’s recommendations for Panama Flagged vessels on maintaining the utmost vigilance and increased security conditions aboard when necessary, in order to protect the vessel and crew during transiting from some high risk areas such as:

  • the Gulf of Oman, Straits of Hormuz, and those near Fujairah, UAE (MMN-01/2021)
  • the Gulf of Guinea (transiting from Lagos to the creek of the Niger Delta) (MMN-02/2021)
  • the Gulf Of Mexico - Bay Of Campeche – Tabasco (MMN-12/2020)


The Best Management Practices (BMP5) to deter piracy and enhance maritime security in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea can be found here, in full detail.


Do not hesitate to contact us for more information you may need on the above.



February 3rd, 2021 - PHRS Head Office