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.
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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.
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.
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.