Crew change allowed

  • Argentina -14 May
  • Australia -14 May
  • Bahamas -11 May
  • Brazil -1 May
  • Canada -16 April
  • Croatia -5 May
  • Cyprus -11 May
  • Denmark -16 April
  • Estonia -16 April
  • EU+ -16 April
  • Gibraltar -16 April
  • Iceland -7 May
  • Indonesia -6 May
  • Ireland -6 May
  • Israel -19 May
  • Korea -20 April
  • Lithuania -7 May
  • Netherlands, -14 May
  • Norway -16 April
  • Reunion Island -19 May
  • Russia -16 April
  • Slovenia -11 May
  • Spain -16 April
  • Sweden -28 April
  • Timor Leste -28 April

Restrictions depending on travel history

  • Bahrain
  • Belize -6 April
  • Grenada -6 April
  • Indonesia
  • Japan -7 May
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Myanmar
  • Nigeria
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia -20 April
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • USA
  • Uruguay -1 April

Restrictions depending on nationalities

  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • Japan -25 March
  • Myanmar
  • Togo -24 March
  • Vietnam -19 March

Crew change is prohibited or borders are closed

  • Albania -25 March
  • Algeria -7 April
  • Angola -24 April
  • Argentina -4 May
  • Aruba -11 May
  • Azores -25 March
  • Bahrain -12 May
  • Bangladesh -24 March
  • Belize -24 April
  • Cameroon -24 March
  • Chile -19 March
  • China -2 April
  • Congo, -6 April
  • Czech Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • Gabon -6 April
  • Gambia -24 March
  • Georgia -28 April
  • Germany
  • Ghana -25 March
  • Greece -27 March
  • Guinea Bissau -24 March
  • Guyana -26 March
  • India -30 April
  • Kazakhstan -25 March
  • Lebanon -19 March
  • Liberia -7 April
  • Libya -19 March
  • Madagascar -7 April
  • Malta -11 May
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritania -2 April
  • Mauritius -4 May
  • Morocco
  • Namibia -26 March
  • New Zealand -1 April
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Panama -19 March
  • Peru -2 April
  • Philippines -19 March
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar -30 March
  • Saba -6 May
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Eustatius -28 April
  • Serbia
  • Singapore -2 April
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa -2 April
  • Sri Lanka -19 March
  • Taiwan -28 April
  • Trinidad and Tobago -28 April
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine -4 May
  • United Arab Emirates -6 April
  • Venezuela -19 March

This week, BIMCO also announced it is helping ICS to collect information on the ability to conduct crew changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shipping companies or Masters are requested to complete anonymously the report form for both successful and unsuccessful crew changes.