The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) is seeking potential partners for Long-Range Identification Tracking System (LRIT) for the country’s ship registry.

The AMP issued a call for interest from companies or corporations, joint ventures or associations for applications to the Market Consultation for the Provision and Operation of LRIT for Ships of the Republic of Panama’s Ship Registry and Related Services.

In particular it is seeking companies that can supply all the components required to implement the Ship Identification and Tracking Centre, in strict compliance with the IMO’s LRIT standards and other related services.

These other services include providing the national data centre of Panama (CND) with recovery facilities in case of disaster; services of Panama’s recognised application service provider (ASP), including contracting communications service providers (CSP); services of identification and monitoring of interior service ships; services of identification and monitoring of international service fishing ships; service of Ships background investigation; service of receiving alerts and SSAS tests.

Source: Seatrade Maritime