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Requirements for shipping agents in view of COVID-19 outbreak

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    18 February 2020

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Further to the earlier circular on the requirements for compliance by Ships Agents in view of the outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak, you now required to take note to and comply with the following:

1. That all crew lists MUST include the date and place of boarding of the crew

2. That for vessels coming with Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) that they MUST submit a separate schedule of their one (1) month ports of call.

3. All the mandatory pre-arrival notifications MUST be submitted 48 hours minimum but can be submitted earlier in view of the 14 days notice.

(For information about operations in Kenya, contact GAC’s Hub Services at hub.ae@gac.com)

Source: Kenyan Ministry of Health notice dated 17 February 2020