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Sailings to Isla  Taboga suspended by wave damage


Posted 03/09/2023

Sailings to the prime tourist Isla de Taboga were suspended Sunday, September 3 following damage to the main pier by waves in the early hours.

The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) said in a statement, in that due to the maximum tides, part of the pier was affected so that the boats could not reach it and the pier was temporarily closed while AMP personnel assessed the damage to proceed with the repairs.

The National Civil Protection System  (SINAPROC)maintains a prevention notice until Tuesday, September 5 in the Panamanian Pacific for tides that will reach a maximum of 18.3 feet in height.


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Taboga Island dock reopened after wave damage repair


Posted 08/09/2023

After being closed for about five days, the Taboga Island dock reopened Friday, September 8, for the use of passengers, tourists, and residents, the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) confirmed.

The entity reported that the repair of the dock was carried out by personnel from the Engineering Department of the General Directorate of Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries, after being affected by the strong waves recorded last Sunday, September 3 in the Panamanian Pacific.

The AMP reported that with the reopening of the dock, the boarding and disembarking operations of people, through pangas, were suspended.


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