Crew Change - Shanghai issues notice

Overview

With the open of 10 Chinese ports to allow for foreign crew change, Shanghai follows up with the issue of notice on its implementation.

Further to our BIMCO news on "China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew change and implements a circuit- breaker mechanism", the authorities at Shanghai Port has issued measures regarding its implementation. Huatai Marine has kindly provided the information in their own circulars: in English translation as well as in Chinese

Members are to be guided accordingly. 

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:

You can also view all information on our COVID-19 landing page

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
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