Port Captaincy will monitor parachutes services to avoid accidents in Mazatlan


They will join in the vigilance so that the providers of this extreme tourism service are within the norms and do not put at risk those who usually do this activity on their vacations.

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- To avoid as much as possible risks or accidents at any given time with the parachute services during this period of Holy Week and Easter, the Port Authority in Mazatlán together with Civil Protection, verifies this equipment and that the providers of this service have their nautical tourism permits, pointed out José Ángel Treviño Núñez.

The Regional Port Captain in Mazatlan clarified that they are even currently analyzing the recent case registered with these extreme tourism teams and that if it is proven that they violated the maritime law, they will apply the corresponding sanction.

“The regulations in relation to parachutes do not depend on the maritime authority; however, we are going to verify, we are going to support Civil Protection so that the parachutes have the security measures they should have and we do not have accidents, we have an estimate of approximately six to eight parachutes, we are going to be verifying all the accidents that have commonly occurred to what are due to failures? Human error, added to the fact that they do not give it maintenance”.

He clarified that the Harbor Master’s Office is only in charge of verifying that these teams comply with what the maritime law establishes, in case of breaching any rule, they are adjusted, but in this matter of sanctions, the same Ministry of Tourism would have to join, since the Providers of this service offer an extreme adventure.

Source: lineadirectaportal.com

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