• 1. Crew Issues

Crew Issues

SHORE LEAVE ALLOWED ONLY FROM DAYTIME TILL 2400HRS - CREW MUST
HAVE SHORE PERMIT ISSUED BY THE SHIP'S AGENT AND COUNTERSIGNED/
STAMPED BY THE MASTER AND PORT IMMIGRATION OFFICE. PASS VALID ONLY
FOR ANCONA TOWN AREA.

FOR SOME NATIONALITY I.E.: AFGANISTAN, ARMENIA, IRAQ, SYRIA,
PALESTINIAN, IRAN,  SHORE PASS ARE DELIVERED ONLY AGAINST WRITTEN
REQUEST TO PORT IMMIGRATION OFFICE AND AFTER CONFIRMATION OF
ITALIAN MINISTERY HQ IN ROME (NECESSARY ABT 2/4 DAYS TO GET SUCH
AUTHORIZATION).

CREW CHANGE IN THE PORT/ANCHORAGE POSSIBLE AS PER BELOW FORMALITIES:

FOR JOINING CREW TO WHOM SCHENGEN TRANSIT VISA NOT REQUIRED (SEE LIST)
AGENT IS ARRANGING DECLARATION TO IMMIGRATION OFFICE AND HARBOUR MASTER ONLY. (IF NATIONALITY OF CREW IS DIFFERENT THAN SHIP'S FLAG NATIONALITY COPY
OF ENGAGEMENT LETTER OR CONTRACT, TOGHETHER WITH SHIP'S AGENT DECLARATION EVIDENCING THAT CREW ENGAGED DIRECTLY BY THE SHIPOWNERS
ABROAD AND NOT THROUGH HIMSELF, TO BE TENDERED TO HARBOUR MASTER AS PER ITALIAN LAW NR. 135)

SCHENGEN TRANSIT VISA FOR JOINING/LEAVING ITALIAN TERRITORY IS
NECESSARY AS PER ATTACHED LIST ACCORDING TO CREW NATIONALITY.


FOR CREW WHICH NATIONALITY REQUIRE TRANSIT SCHENGEN VISA THE
SHIP'S AGENT MUST ADVISE PORT/AIRPORT IMMIGRATION OFFICE 3/4 DAYS
BEFORE WITH FULL DETAILS, I.E.: NAME, SURNAME, BIRTH PLACE, DATE,
NATIONALITY, NBR. OF PASSPORT, EXPIRING DATE. TWO DAYS BEFORE
ISSUING VISA, VSL'S AGENT TO DELIVER WRITTEN REQUEST;
SEAMAN PASSPORT; FULL DETAILS OF REPATRIATION FLIGHTS AND
DECLARATION THAT THE CREW IS IN POSSESSION OF ENOUGH FUNDS AND
PTA TICKETS TO REACH HIS DESTINATION.
FOR SOME NATIONALITY LIKE, EX RUSSIA, PHILIPPINES IS
REQUESTED REPATRIATION TICKETS DIRECTLY FROM ITALY TO FINAL
DESTINATION WITHOUT PASSING OTHER SCHENGEN AIRPORTS.

FOR SIGNING-ON CREW NECESSARY SCHENGEN VISA CAN BE
OBTAINED IN THE TWO FOLLOWING WAYS :

SHIP'S AGENT MUST ARRANGE INVITATION LETTER IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE,
TO ITALIAN CONSULATE PERTAINING CREW  NATIONALITY, REPORTING
SHIP AND CREW DETAILS AND UNDERTAKING RESPONSABILITY TO ARRANGE
FOR OWNERS BEHALF EVENTUAL JOINING EXPS. AND/OR REPATRIATION EXPS.
IN CASE NECESSARY -  SUCH LETTER MUST BE COUNERSIGNED BY
HARBOUR MASTER WITH CONFIRMING THAT ACCORDING TO AGENTS DECLARATION
THE VESSEL IS EXPECT TO CALL THE PORT FOR COMMERCIAL REASONS AND SEND BY
FAX OR E-MAIL TO ITALIAN CONSULATE - TO ARRANGE SUCH PROCEDURE TO BE TENEDERED
TO HARBOUR MASTER COPY OF SHIP'S CLASS AND REGISTRY CERTIFICATES - USUALLY ITALIAN CONSULATE NEED 10/15 DAYS NOTICE TO PROCESS THE SCHENGEN VISA.

IN CASE OF LACK OF TIME SCHENGEN TRANSIT VISA CAN BE OBTAINED THROUGH
PARIS AIRPORT IMMIGRATION OFFICE I.E.: OWNERS TO APPOINT CREW SERVICE
AGENT IN PARIS TO ARRANGE OK TO BOARD AND SEND TO ANCONA VSL'S AGENT THE
ENTRY SCHENGEN APPLICATION FORM THAT WILL BE SIGNED BY PORT IMMIRATION
OFFICE AND FAXED BACK TO PARIS AIRPORT IMMIGRATION OFFICE - ON ARRIVAL
OF THE CREW AT AIRPORT THE AGENT IS ARRANGING SCHENGEN TRANSIT VISA IN ORDER CREW CAN  PROCEED TO ITALY. - JOINING CREW CAN ENTER IN ITALY ONLY WITH
VALID SCHENGEN VISA, NOT POSSIBLE TO OBTAIN IT AT ITALIAN BORDER
.

 

CONSULATES : BELGIUM, NETHERLAND, GREECE, BULGARIA, DENMARK, FRANCE, MEXICO,
                          RUSSIA FEDERATION, REP. EL SALVADOR, ROMANIA AND REP. CECA.

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