24
May
Why the delay for Panama Canal Transit?

Regarding the concern of the shipping lines, agencies and users of the Panama Canal, we will like to indicate that the current delays customers are experiencing are caused because the Panama Canal is in the months of high transit demand.

23
May
Peru

In accordance with the regulations issued to date, it is permitted the entrance of international cruise vessels, passengers and crew to peruvian territory. Since March Thursday 10th, 2022, the Temporary Stoppage of Pampilla was lifted only for Multibuoys #1.

23
May
Chile

Foreign Crew Information (Crew Change). As of April 14, 2022, the regulations and requirements are as follows: C19 Mandatory for all travelers. PCR test will no longer be mandatory and will be recommended before traveling to Chile.

23
May
Turkish Straits: Waiting Times

The Turkish Straits are among the most important maritime trade corridors in the world. Both the Bosporus and Dardanelles Straits comprise the Turkish Straits which together enable tens of thousands of vessels to pass through them yearly.

28
Feb
Suez Canal Surcharges

The Suez Canal Authority issued 12 new circulars updating the surcharges to various vessel types for (laden/ballast) transits in both directions. As local conditions and regulations can change by the hour, before making any firm plans please contact Dubai.Ops@waterfront-ms.com.

19
Jan
Crew Change Impact

Waterfront Maritime Services is #joiningthedots to help our clients get their crew home safely from any port in the world, especially during this unprecedented and challenging COVID-19 induced environment.

19
Jan
Ivory Coast

The Ivoirian government announced that effective December 7, all inbound air travelers will be subject to additional measures to control the spread of COVID-19, including mandatory rapid antigen testing upon arrival at Airport.

19
Jan
Bahrain

Crew change resumed in Bahrain from 04 Jan 2022 with strict protocols in place. Visa availability for crew would be as per the existing regulations (some restrictions are existing for certain nationalities which would be advised by immigration).