COVID-19 Global Port Restrictions
In case a crew member is tested positive then the vessel will need to wait 14 days at anchorage or at OPL for Quarantine as per instructions from port authorities. In case any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough or shortness of breath) are shown, ship master must immediately inform the port agents with the following required information:
- Declaration on health
- Temperature measurements
- Information on sick or deceased crew or passengers
- Information on previous port calls
- Information on crew or passengers’ travel history (i.e. if they have been in China within the previous 14 days as a minimum)
The consequences depend on the port state. It ranges from quarantine of individual crew members or passengers to quarantine off the ship until the expected incubation period of 14 days has passed.
Disclaimer: As local conditions and regulations can change by the hour, before making any firm plans please contact Dubai.Ops@waterfront-ms.com to give you the latest updates for individual countries.