For your easy guidance please find attached, recent Panama Merchant Marine circulars, which are self explanatory:
MMC 293 – Endorsements and Panamanian Certificates (August, 2014)
The purpose of this Circular is to inform that the General Directorate of Seafarers, REVOKES and voids Circular No. DGGM-005-2011 issued on February 28, 2011, which established the requirements for the approval of the Assessment process (assessment of competence), at a maritime training center, specifically authorized by the Panama Maritime Authority, with the purpose of obtaining a Panamanian Certificate.
MMC 294 – Opening of the Regional Documentation Office of New York (August, 2014)
The purpose of this Circular is to inform that through Resolution ADM No. 247-2014, we are reopening the Regional Documentation Office of New York, so that, the General Directorate of Seafarers, REVOKES and withdraws the Circular No. DGGM-UCYC-008-2012, of November 2, 2012; which indicated that Panamanian Merchant Marine Consulates that use to send documentation to the Regional Documentation Office located in New York, will have to send it to the Regional Documentation Office placed in London, England.
Thank you & Best Regards,
Eng. Dimitrios Nikolaos Spanos