The 2019 Maritime Regulations for Transiting the Panama Canal contains the most recent Notices to Shipping, Amendments and Regulations for the safe transfer of cargo through the Panama Canal (by ship).

  • Vessel Requirements
  • Harbor Operations
  • Communications on Transit Activities
  • Illegal Activities on Transiting Vessels
  • Official, Courtesy and Guest Transits
  • Embarking or Disembarking During Transit
  • Panama Canal Transit Reservation System
  • Attachment of Vessels by Panama Maritime Tribunals
  • Marine Accident Investigations
  • Operational Equipment Tests
  • Operation of Commercial and Non Commercial Small Craft in Panama Canal Waters
  • Panama Canal Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (PCSOPEP) Requirements
  • Implementation of ISPS Code Requirements of the Panama Canal