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About Panama Seaman Book


Panama was recognized by the United States on November 6, 1903, after Panama declared its independence from Colombia. Panama had riots against the Colombian government, declared the independent Republic of Panama On November 3, 1903.

The Republic of Panama is the country in Central America and South America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

The Panama Ship Registry has its origins in the year 1917. Panama has the largest vessel registry in the world. The Panama Ship Register is the world’s first registry. The procedure to register ships with the Panamanian flag is very simple and expeditious. The request for provisional registration can be made through the Consulate General of Panama in Marseille.

The Panama administration of the registry is the largest in the world, followed by Liberia, the Marshall Islands, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Panama registry also provides Panama CDC seaman book after the successful completion of STCW certification. Panama offers crew officers navigational training which is authorized by the International Maritime Organization (OMI).

Panama ship registry has become one of the fastest-growing registries. We have come far away to maintain our excellence.

Our work time and management provide registering for vessels and selecting a resourced force and everything has its digital support. Panama International Ship Registry and our goals are aiming high through priority services and quality commitment. If you're wondering why I need to register my sea vessel under the flag of Panama and not any other?

We at Panama International Ship Registry provide real business benefits and the operation to fit the cost-effective services to our clients. We offer a service including the CDC – Continuous Discharge Certificate, RCOP – Recognition of a certificate of proficiency. our fees are affordable and We have the calculations ready, No hidden charges. Easy digital payments. we offer the best to our clients.

Panama Flag State Documentation

Panama CDC is a seaman book that is received for completion of certification courses for Panama CDC. These are the following categories for the crew:

  • COE with CDC ( Officers )

  • CDC ( Ratings )

  • GMDSS Endorsement

  • SSO Endorsement

  • STSDSD Endorsement

  • Watch Keeping with Endorsement

  • Oil / Chemical / Gas Tanker Endorsement

  • Ship's Cook with Endorsement



To avail this Panama CDC, clients have to present important documents required for the process. These documents include: 

  • Original Application form

  • Passport

  • 3. 6 – 3×3 cm color passport photo

  •  Medical Fitness Certificate (Regulation I/9) – Download

  • Medical Examination Form

  • Required certifications and licenses depending on the title

  • Course completed on personal survival techniques with certification proof

  • Prevention and basic firefighting skills

  • Basic first aid on the elementary level and personal safety and social responsibility certifications

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