Various Ports Instill Security Measures

Friday, September 14, 2001
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

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