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IMO will list all ports where crew change is possible

November 12, 2020


Among the outcomes from the virtual meeting this week of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) delegates have approved plans to get the UN agency to include a public list of all ports where crew changes are possible, as well as highlighting crew change regulations in individual countries.

Currently collated, reliable global crew change regulation information is limited with Splash regularly turning to Inchcape’s crew change tracker to keep abreast of which ports are open for crew repatriation. Inchcape currently lists 26 countries as completely open for crew change.

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