ELIZE PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE: ANNUAL LICENSING EXERCISE

The Belize Port Authority (BPA) hereby informs the general marine public that the registration and licensing exercise for the year 2014 will commence on October 7th, 2013. During this exercise all vessels involved in coastal and river service shall be registered and licensed, including skiffs, Jet Skis, sailing vessels, launches, tugboats, barges, dredges or any other watercraft used to ply the waters of Belize, including the inland waterways, as required under the Laws of Belize, Chapter 234, Revised Edition- 2000, Harbours and Merchant Shipping Act.

Corozal Town, Consejo, Sarteneja, Copper Bank, Chunox Villages, and surrounding areas:
November 4th –6th, 2013 Corozal Town and Consejo Village at the Corozal Town Hall.
November 7th – 8th, 2013 Sarteneja, Copper Bank, and Chunox Villages.

1. Contact the BPA’s Office at (501) 223-0752 or bzportauth@btl.net (Ms Swift) for the requirements for registration and licensing.

2. Important Note: Proof of address of Captains and Registered addresses of Vessels must be submitted with other documentation as a requirement to update registration information.

3. Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily during the concentrated and on-going exercises: