Members are asked to take note of a new tariff which has recently been added to the list of tariffs imposed by the PCA
Panama Canal Data for Current Operations
This article provides an insightful overview of the Panama canal, touching on topics such as: the layout and structure of the canal, ship and cargo categories, tonnage measurements, origins and destination data and more
Panama Canal - Increase of maximum authorized draft for vessels transiting the Neopanamax locks - from 8 July 2020
Panama Canal Authority: An update on the increased maximum authorized draft from 8th July, 2020 for vessels passing through Neopanamax locks.
The UK Club's correspondents, C. Fernie & Co, advise that the Panama Canal Authority has introduced fresh water conservation strategies, effective 15.02.20
Members are referred to ECM Maritime Services LLC's Client Alert 21-2019 for details of ACP's updated fuel requirements for vessels anchoring, transiting through and docking at terminals in Panama Canal waters. These requirements will apply from 1 January 2020, in compliance with IMO 2020.
The following table lists countries which have imposed bans on vessels fitted with open-loop SOx scrubbers calling at their ports, and on the discharge of washwater from these scrubber systems within their port waters.
Members are referred to the Alert issued by the Association on 21/04/2017 relating to the Panama Canal Advisory A-15-2017: Modification to Fuel Requirements in Canal Waters.
Panama Canal Update
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents C. Fernie and Co, regarding the Panama Canal.
ECM Client Alert 10-2017: Panama Canal Advisory A-15-2017 - Modification to Fuel Requirements in Canal Waters
Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued Advisory A‐15‐2017, clarifying issues relating to requirements under ACP's fuel regulations for vessels transiting Panama Canal.
The Panama Canal Authority issued and released the attached Advisory to Shipping No. A-04-2017 regarding manoeuvring requirements in Panama Canal waters.