NOTICE TO MARINERS NO.59/2020T
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE SHIPPING TRAFFIC
ALL SURINAMESE WATERWAYS
The Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) hereby informs all users of the Surinamese waterways that in accordance with article 24 sub d of the Harbor Law 1981 (SB 1981 no. 86) it is prohibited to use MAS waterway markings such as buoys and sign posts without permission from the MAS.
It is strictly forbidden to attach vessels and fishing nets to the waterway markings.
In view of the general conditions for inland fishing, it is also prohibited to fish in the channel, 500 (five hundred) meters from mooring places and 500 (five hundred) meters on either side of public water crossing routes and bridges.
Violation of the above is life-threatening to shipping.
In view of the above violent actions will be taken against offenders.
Reporting or information can be shared through the following MAS phone numbers 476733 extension 235/252/221 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com