The Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) issued port marine circular 42 revising their crew change requirements as of 9 November 2020. The changes relate to the requirements for signing-off crew where it is required that the crew member must not have had any contact with any known or suspected case of COVID-19 during the last 14 days before disembarking the ship and crew member that is subjected to serology test shall remain onboard until production of a negative COVID-19 test result
Signing-on crew requirements as follows:
Signing-off crew requirements as follows:
Sign-on and sign-off crew may stay at designated holding facilities for up to 72 hours. Ship owners/managers/agents must apply for crew change in Singapore, at least 14 days before the planned crew change, by filling up the online form atwww.mpa.gov.sg/web/portal/home/port-ofsingapore/operations/crew-change or scan the QR Code embedded in the said circular.
PMC circular 42 supersedes PMC circular 38.
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