The Singapore Maritime Port Authority announcing new enhanced crew change procedure to be effective as of today.
Further to our BIMCO news on Friday, 8 January 2021, " Singapore Shipping Association urges the industry to comply with COVID-19 Protocols" , the Singapore Maritime Port Authority announced today, the following enhanced crew change procedure effective immediately, of which punitive measure will be taken for non-compliance:
Sea launch transfer for ship crew
Members are to be guided accordingly. To follow implementation measures imposed by the Singapore authorities, please go to our implementation page.
BIMCO is continuously monitoring COVID-19 restrictions and its impact on the shipping industry in particular on crew changes. Below are some of the type of information currently being provided by BIMCO :
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