By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Panama Maritime Authority to impose fines on vessels deactivating AIS

The Panama Maritime Authority have issued a merchant marine circular to warn Panama registered-vessels that a fine of up to $10,000 will be imposed on all vessels that “deliberately deactivate, tamper or alter the operation of Long Range Identification and Tracking System (LRIT) or the Automatic Identification System (AIS)”. Vessels that do so on a regular basis could be de-flagged …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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