Coronavirus - Canada allows crew changes
Arranging crew changes is a growing concern for shipowners as countries close their borders in an attempt to control the outbreak of COVID-19.
Unlike many other port states, Canada now announces that they will allow foreign seafarers to sign on/off vessels in Canadian ports.
For further information please see
TC Ship Safety Bulletin - Marine Crew deemed essential» from Transport Canada
TC Ship Safety Bulletin - Shore leave access » from Transport Canada
We thank our correspondent Brisset Bishop in Montreal for sharing this information.
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