This document sets out principles for providing shore leave during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It supersedes and replaces the joint industry guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): Seafarer Shore Leave Principles. It also contains information on the international maritime obligations surrounding the provision of shore leave by state authorities and shipowners, and for seafarers.
Important milestones for the EU MRV and IMO DCS are coming up in the first half of 2022. This statutory news contains some recommendations relevant to both regulations.