Web alert: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks – Update on Panama

News & Insights 26 August 2015


The club refers to its recent circulars and web alerts, on the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks ('the Nairobi Convention') which came into force on 14 April 2015.

The club refers to its recent circulars and web alerts (all of which can be found here), on the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks ('the Nairobi Convention') which came into force on 14 April 2015.

Panama

The club has received information through the International Group (IG) that the Nairobi Convention will enter into force for Panama on 18 November 2015.
From this date those members with ships flying the Panama flag will be able to obtain a Nairobi Convention certificate from the Panama authorities.

Nairobi Convention certificates already obtained by Panama flagged vessels from any other State Party prior to the ratification of the Convention by Panama, would be acceptable to the Panama Maritime Authority until their expiry and do not have to be re-issued or replaced.

Further details are provided in the attached circular.

The Standard Club is always on hand to assist. If a member has any queries in relation to this issue, they should not hesitate to call their usual club contact.

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