International Ship Registry of Gabon: “COVID-19 & Seafarer’s: Updates and Operational Considerations”

The International Ship Registry of Gabon recently published a Maritime Circular providing insights upon current updates and operational considerations on COVID-19 and seafarers, including the IMO designation of seafarers as key workers initiative, the new IMO GISIS on-line module on crew changes and repatriation of seafarers and finally the IMO Maritime Safety Committee Circular on the designation of national focal points on crew change. Maritime Activities Consultants S.A. is further on committed to close monitor significant regulatory and policy developments linked with the IMO initiatives towards facilitating seafarers working conditions during the current pandemic.