- Wakashio has brought heartache to islanders of Mauritius.
- Various governments have expressed discomfort with the sinking of the front section of the vessel.
- There has also been silence on the location of the forward section of the vessel.
- The roles and responsibilities of Panama in providing Ship Registration Services is questioned.
- Panama has now become embroiled in the controversy surrounding the Wakashio
- Japanese owned Wakashio was registered in the South American country of Panama.