The Panama Maritime Authority has issued a merchant marine circular about online application for authorized private maritime security companies transiting high risk areas.
This document has been published on December 1st, 2022.
This circular is addressed to owners/operators, company security officers, legal representatives of Panamanian flagged vessels, Panamanian merchant marine consulates and recognized organizations.
This Circular has the purpose to inform users, according to Merchant Marine Circular MMC-243, about the list of Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) authorized by this Administration to offer their services as Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) onboard Panamanian flagged vessels transiting High Risk Areas.
For more information, please see the links below:
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
Authorized Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) Transiting High Risk Areas (Online Application)
Authorization for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC)
High Risk Areas (HRA) and Precautionary Zones
Use of Armed Security Personnel on board Panama Flagged Vessels (online application)
Technical E-Certificates onboard
International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC) and Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR) through International SEGUMAR Offices
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