The Panama Maritime Authority has issued the Merchant Marine Circular about the authorized service providers for maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul, and repair of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances, and release gear.
This circular is addressed to ship owners, ship operators, manufacturers, legal representatives of Panamanian flagged vessels, Panamanian merchant marine consulates, and recognized organizations.
This Merchant Marine Circular has been published on December 1st, 2022.
For more information, please see the links below:
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
Authorized Service Providers for Maintenance, Thorough Examination, Operational Testing, Overhaul and Repair of Lifeboats and Rescue Boats, Launching Appliances and Release Gear
MSC.402(96): Requirements for Maintenance, Thorough Examination, Operational Testing, Overhaul and Repair of Lifeboats and Rescue Boats, Launching Appliances and Release Gear
MSC.404(96): Amendments to the International Convention For the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as Amended
MSC.1/Circ.1578: GUIDELINES ON SAFETY DURING ABANDON SHIP DRILLS USING LIFEBOATS
MSC.1/Circ.1277: INTERIM RECOMMENDATION ON CONDITIONS FOR AUTHORIZATION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR LIFEBOATS, LAUNCHING APPLIANCES AND ON-LOAD RELEASE GEAR
MSC.349(92): Code for Recognized Organizations (RO Code)
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