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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) - crew change challenges

    In the wake of COVID-19 have the BIMCO received a number of reports and circulars with imposed restrictions intended to keep the virus at bay. These restrictions have proven to disturb crew mobility. In this page, we'll guide our members on the ship/shore interface restriction regimes BIMCO is aware of

  • COVID-19 Seafarers' Mental Health

    Providing information where seafarers can reach out directly to seek help with their mental health state of being. BIMCO members are highly recommended to inform their seafarers of this information page.

  • WHO Handbook for Inspection of Ships and Issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificates

    Providing information on ship sanitation control exemption /ship sanitation control certificate under the International Health Regulations, 2005. 

  • Infectious or contagious diseases

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) - quick guidance

    BIMCO is providing members, quick and practical guidance on how to handle the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Textbook of Maritime Medicine

    The Textbook of Maritime Medicine provides a comprehensive source of information and advice on the health of seafarers and others who spend time at sea.

  • General Information and Guidance

    SEA HEALTH & WELFARE providing information and guidance to ships and shipowners to help secure a healthy, safety and sound working environment for seafarers on board. 

  • WHO handbook on management of public health events on board ships

    This handbook aims to provide substantive public health guidance when there is an outbreak of disease. 


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