New environmental rules for Panamanian ships
The ratification of the 2001 Bunker Convention by Panama will increase insurance costs for ships.
Friday, February 6, 2009
The "International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage," means that the owner of the ship is responsible for pollution damages caused by bunker fuel in the ship and for covering the cost of preventative measures.
Evergreen Line shipping company has announced a new transit time of 25 days for their Far East - Panama Service from Shanghai to Colón.
The new traffic separation system which comes into effect on December 1 establishes four instruments in the passage of the canal and coastal protection zones for environmentally sensitive sites.
8,000 ships will be identified and tracked remotely via satellite.
Compared to the 2007 record of 8 billion tons in transports, global maritime commerce fell substantially in 2008, dragged down by the crisis.
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