Official books

Panamanian regulations require the following books to be on board every Panamanian flag vessel:

  • Official Log Book (Deck Log Book)

                 Cost (Sale only):                 USD $50.00

  • Official Crew Roll

                Cost (Sale only):                 FREE if the vessel is up to date with the Annual Taxes

  • Oil Record Book

                Cost (Sale only):                 USD $50.00

These books are the only ones considered to be official books, however, Masters and Owners/Operators may use non-official books as long as these books are opened and legalized by a Panamanian Consul.

To buy and/or open/legalize these books, it is required to present a copy of the vessel’s Navigation Statutory Registry and Annual Tax Receipt. Please send your order to