NOTICE TO MARINERS NO.113/2020P
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE SHIPPING TRAFFIC
PUBLIC WATERS OF SURINAME INCLUDING FAIRWAYS
The Maritime Authority of Suriname (MAS) announces that, pursuant to Article 17 paragraph 1 of the Port Authority Decree 1981 (SB 1981 no. 86), it is strictly forbidden to throw overboard into Public Waters, ballast, waste and rejected goods (including fishing nets, ice boxes, etc.).In accordance with paragraph 2, the prohibition also applies to the discharge of oil, oil-containing ballast water or oil-containing bilge water.
In accordance with Article 21 of the statutory regulation, it is also prohibited to place ships or wrecks ashore or leave them unattended without a permit from the relevant Harbor master.
All waterway users, in particular the fishing industry, are called upon to strictly adhere to the applicable legal provisions.
In view of the above, violators will be dealt with severely. Violations can be reported through phone number: 476733 extension 252/235/221 or via WhatsApp 8978877 or via email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.