Since September 2008, there is a short telephone number, 118 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) for Maritime service. The purpose of the Maritime service is to increase service towards society. Thanks to the short number the Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) can be reached better. On handling the 118 calls, special attention is paid to urgent cases. With a view to the way in which our service is organized, we can guarantee you that you will not be connected to an answering machine or that your call does not get through.
The number can, among other things, be dialed in the following situations: