The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on Thursday (6 May) issued a Port Marine Circular (No. 15 of 2021) prohibiting crew change in Singapore for crew with recent travel history to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka effective 7 May, 2359 hrs.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) recently announced that all long-term pass holders and short-term visitors with recent travel history (including transit) to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka within the last 21 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore.
In line with the above development implement by Singapore’s MOH, MPA has decided that crew change from the similar countries will not be allowed in the Port of Singapore.
Specifically, the development affects:
Any queries related to the Port Marine Circular (No. 15 of 2021) should be directed to [email protected]
Note: The full Port Marine Circular (No. 15 of 2021) may be obtained here.
Photo credit: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Published: 7 May, 2021
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