Nautilus members are invited to hear updates on the latest developments for maritime on Brexit and Covid-19 at an online professional and technical meeting on 26 January 2021.
The Professional and Technical Forum deals with a wide range of technical, safety, welfare and other professional topics of relevance to all members, including training and certification.
The next session will focus on navigation and communication in the event of failure of satellite systems, as well as providing an update on the latest situation with regards to Brexit and Covid-19.
All full members of the Union across its three branches are welcome to attend. Outside of Covid-times meetings usually rotate between London, Wallasey, Belfast and Rotterdam, as well as other venues.
To register your interest in attending future sessions and to receive venue/online details, email: email@example.com, or call+44 (0)20 8530 1660, or contact Sue Willis; tel+44 (0)20 8530 1671.
Nautilus FAQs on Covid-19 Coronavirus
New Covid test and quarantine exemption certificate for arrivals from Red List countries
Nautilus has updated its key worker exemption from mandatory quarantine and proof of negative Covid-19 test documentation, used by seafarers on arrival in the UK.
Netherlands imposes mandatory Covid rapid testing for inbound travel
Passengers to the Netherlands on planes and ferries from England, including truck drivers, must be in possession of a negative rapid test taken immediately before departure.
UK confirms seafarer keyworkers exempt from mandatory Covid test rules for inbound travel
The UK government has confirmed that seafarers who are travelling for employment are exempted from the requirement to take a PCR or equivalent Covid-19 test not more than 72 hours before boarding their mode of transport to the UK.
Nautilus helps seafarers stranded by new Covid restrictions return home from the Netherlands to the UK
Nautilus industrial officers have helped stranded seafarers to return home from the Netherlands after they were trapped by travel restrictions.
Brexit agreement leaves unanswered questions for maritime sector
The eleventh-hour agreement between the UK and the European Union (EU) came as a relief to seafarers and the maritime industry more widely, after growing fears that the UK could revert to World Trade Organization (WTO) terms on 1 January 2021 without any time to prepare for the more profound changes that this would entail.