New crew change regulations

03 Jan 2021 / Indonesia

Here are the latest crew change regulations for Batam and Surabaya:


According to Port Health Batam, from 01 January to 14 January 2021, foreigners are prohibited to enter/transit Indonesia, with the exception of diplomats, KITAP and KITAS holders. The disembarkation/signing-off of foreign crew in the Batam area (Batam/Nipa/Batu Ampar) has been suspended till 14 January.


According to the authorities in Surabaya, a 5-day quarantine in a hotel is required for disembarked crew members while awaiting their PCR test results before flying back to their home country.

For more information on the new crew change regulations, or information about operations in Indonesia, please contact PT Andhika GAC at [email protected]

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