25
Mar
Vaccination Liability and Issues

This Guidance addresses legal, liability and insurance issues that could potentially arise for shipowners from or in connection with vaccinations of crew for COVID-19. It provides guidance on best employment practice to protect against such liabilities.

25
Mar
Vaccination Guide

COVID-19 vaccines reduce the severity of symptoms or prevent symptoms completely in a vaccinated person. To date, nearly 200 million people have received one dose of the vaccine. Download the practical guide for a better understanding on how it works.

17
Feb
Tunisia

Crew change in Tunisia restarted since November 30th, 2020. In meantime, New measures took place starting from February 1st where a compulsory 7 days confinement at hotel should be arranged.

28
Jan
Crew Change Crisis

WaterFront Maritime Services have signed the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change that defines four main actions to facilitate crew changes and keep global supply chains functioning.

13
Jan
Togo

International air travel commenced from August 1st subject to strict COVID protocols being observed by arriving and departing passengers. Crew change activity now possible but subject to defined processes and time-table.

11
Jan
South Korea

New joiners shall get PCR test at least 72 hours before vessel departure time at the joining port (All countries, NO exception). Immigration office prohibits disembarking of all crew/passenger who have travelled to Wuhan, China in the past 14 days.

4
Jan
Japan

JP Government has indeed started tightened the entry procedure for visitors as consulted with Immigration office, regulation related on Crew on/off-signing remains unchanged, which means we can still assist them with their entry to JP via shore pass entry.

28
Dec
Malaysia

All respective companies must provide face masks, hand gloves and sanitizer to all personnel. Documents (maritime declaration of health, voyage memo & crew list) must be submitted to Port Health officer within 48 to 72 hrs before vessel arrival.

3
Dec
Mauritius

Borders are open to residents and non-residents as from 01 October 2020. Priority will be given to persons of Mauritian nationality, businessmen and women, crew members as well as long-term tourists.