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Calibration of Magnetic Compasses in Panama Canal Waters

September 18, 2003

The Panama Canal Authority issued an Advisory reminding masters that, if they elect to calibrate their magnetic compasses while in Panama Canal Waters, they must sign the Authority boarding officer’s inspection checklist, corroborating that the magnetic compass was serviced using appropriate procedures and that the equipment is in proper working order for transit. Advisory 34-2003 Source: HK Law


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