The Panamanian competent authorities of the Shipping Bureau have confirmed through memorandum MMC-263 the contact names of the person to whom the users of the Registry should direct their consultations in regards to the implementation, application and future entry into force of the MLC, 2006.

Additionally, the Panamanian Registry has created the MMC -265 in order to identify which persons or category of persons may be considered as “Seafarer”, and which as “Shipowner”, for application purposes of the MLC, 2006, once it enters into force.