Security measures have been imposed at ports around the United States. As a result, Masters should therefore be prepared for a more extensive security control of their vessel prior to calling at U.S. ports:
PANAMA CANAL: The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) has advised that security has been intensified but the transits remain unchanged.
SUEZ CANAL: The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) confirmed on September 12 that Suez Canal movements are normal.
Sources: Worms Services, Paris; C. Fernie & Co., S.A., Cristobal