NHS FAQs on seafarers and vaccination
The FAQs on seafarers and vaccination document covers availability for both British citizens and international crew. It outlines which licensed vaccines are available including Pfizer (Cominarty), AstraZeneca and Moderna, and provides further information on how to access jabs at UK ports.
UK Border Force letter on Covid testing 2021
Border Force letter. Guidance updated 19 March 2021 certifies that Seamen and Masters, Maritime Pilots and Inspectors and Surveyors of ships are exempt from mandatory quarantine and pre-arrival testing measures in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Red List countries.
Nautilus Federation message to the maritime industry on crew change crisis
The Nautilus Federation, an influential group of 22 maritime and inland waterways unions, has released a joint statement from its affiliates to governments on the crew change crisis.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Guidance for ship operators for the protection of the health of seafarers.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance issued for ship operators by the International Chamber of Shipping, to support all types of ships which operate in international waters. Updated September 2020.
Singapore MPA circular 27
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore circular 27 on crew change requirements to minimise the risk of coronavirus.
ITF seafarers rights on crew change
ITF seafarers rights on crew change information for affiliates
ITF crew change guidance to seafarers
ITF crew change guidance to seafarers (Annex 2).
ITF guidance to stakeholders on crew change
ITF guidance to stakeholders on crew change (Annex 1).
Nautilus Federation message to maritime professionals
Nautilus Federation message of support for maritime professionals
DHSC coronavirus FAQs for essential employees
DHSC coronavirus FAQs for essential employees. This document covers information for essential workers about coronavirus testing, including advice on knowing if you or members of your household are eligible for testing, what the test involves and the different ways in which you can get tested.
DHSC FAQs for employers of essential workers
DHSC faqs for employers of essential workers
DHSC essential workers portal user guide
DHSC : employer referral portal user guide for essential workers