Crew changes for domestic crew

09 Jun 2020 / Malaysia

Crew changes are permitted for Malaysian crew at all ports in the country. Foreign crew changes are permitted for medical and emergency cases only, and should comply with safe manning and also subject to prior approval from Port Health and Head of immigration.

For vessels calling at ports, notice of arrival must be sent to Port Health Office together with crew list, voyage memo, vaccination list, maritime declaration of health and daily temperature report. Upon arrival, Port Health officer will on board vessel first for arrival clearance and screening all crew. Once free pratique is issued, other authorities may board.

For further details, specifics for individual ports and updates, as well as information about operations in Malaysia, contact GAC Malaysia at [email protected]

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