In fact, Dubai Maritime City Authority informed that crew change in the region's ports and anchorages is from now on allowed, in line with the Dubai Health Authority COVID-19 guidelines and scheduled flights in UAE.

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What is more, DMA added that all agents are required to coordinate with “The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs”, Dubai Ports & Airports, and make sure the quick process of crew transfer from ships to airports and from airport to ships.

At the same time, in order to facilitate seafarers' repatriation, all gents and employers are requested to adhere with COVID19 tests and guidelines issued by Dubai Health Authority in order to maintain the health of crew and employees.