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COVID-19: Singapore implements first full crew change 

UAE opens up for crew changes

  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has resumed crew change activities in all its ports and waters, the Federal Transport Authority (FTA) said. The measure is being...

COVID-19: Singapore implements first full crew change 

Dubai to allow crew changes at all ports and anchorages

  In another step forward in getting crew exchanges moving again Dubai is allowing the resumption of crew changes at all ports and anchorage areas. The Dubai...

IMO endorses new protocols for crew change 

IMO Sec-Gen calls for crew changes to avert safety risk 

  Kitack Lim, secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has repeated his plea for governments around the world to allow safe seafarer crew...

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IMO Sec-Gen calls for crew changes to avert ‘real safety risk’

  Kitack Lim, secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has repeated his plea for governments around the world to allow safe seafarer crew...

COVID-19: Singapore approves 4,000 crew changes

COVID-19: Singapore approves 4,000 crew changes

  Singapore has approved more than 4,000 cases of crew change to-date during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a move made possible with collaboration between...

COVID-19: Singapore approves 4,000 crew changes

COVID-19: Singapore approves 4,000 crew changes

  Singapore has approved more than 4,000 cases of crew change to-date during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a move made possible with collaboration between...

COVID-19: Singapore implements first full crew change 

Hong Kong to allow unrestricted crew changes 

  In a major step forward in getting crew changes moving again, Hong Kong is to allow unrestricted exchanges of seafarers.  Efforts led by the Hong Kong...

IMO shuts headquarters over coronavirus

IMO, ILO, ICAO demand urgent action on crew changes 

  The heads of the maritime, labour and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker...

Singapore permits crew changes in ‘special circumstances’ 

Singapore permits crew changes in ‘special circumstances’ 

  In a move forward in getting crew changes happening again, Singapore has broadened “special circumstances” to include the end of the seafarer’s contract and...

Coronavirus: Seafarers face screening in China, Singapore

Unions, employers give governments one month to sort out crew changes

  After extending seafarers’ contracts at sea twice due to the overall challenges for executing crew changes and keeping seafarers safe from exposure to COVID-19,...

UAE to ease restrictions on crew changes

  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has decided to gradually lift the restrictions on crew changes enabling seafarers stuck in the country to return to their homes....

Keep ports open, facilitate crew changes, ICS and ITF tell UN

Keep ports open, facilitate crew changes, ICS and ITF tell UN

  The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Internatiional Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are calling on the United Nations to keep ports open and...