NOTICE TO SHIPPING N-
The Panama Canal Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (PCSOPEP) is a program that seeks to implement emergency preparedness strategies for Panama Canal waters. The PCSOPEP aids the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) in minimizing consequences of spills and emergencies by safeguarding life, reducing the impact on the environment, and ensuring the continuous operation of the Canal. Vessels have the responsibility to comply with the provisions of PCSOPEP and, in the event of a spill, must activate its own plan and notify the ACP, as stated in the. Regulation on Navigation in Panama Canal Waters, Chapter IX, Section Four, following the procedures developed herein. However, all efforts must be in accordance with Article 10 of said Regulation. PCSOPEP requirements were promulgated with Agreement No. 78 of May 27, 2004 of the ACP Board of Directors and became effective on January 1, 2005. It amended Chapter IX, Section Four and Annex, of the Regulation on Navigation in Panama Canal
In order to comply we provide this service:
Norwegian Marine Services Inc.
Pollution assessment and remediation
Panama Authorized Person:
Centenario & Co.S.A.