Crew change update

29 Oct 2020 / Oman

Crew changes, as well as embarkation/disembarkation of security advisors, technical personnel, superintendents, etc. will be permitted subject to issuance of approvals/visas from the concerned authorities, which will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

All incoming vessels must adhere to the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Transport, Immigration and Port Authority’s guidelines.

Supply of provisions, stores, spares, etc. can be arranged, and this is subject to prior approvals from the concerned authorities.

Disembarkation of crew under medical grounds or medical evacuation can be arranged for which permits and prior approvals from the concerned authorities must be obtained after submission of required details, history and condition of crew.

International air traffic in Oman had resumed on 1 October 2020. All persons travelling to Oman through airport and/or land borders will have to undergo PCR test for COVID-19. Payment of OMR 25/- (USD 66/-) per pax/per test is applicable.

For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Oman, contact GAC Oman at [email protected]

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