New crew change system at Port of Singapore

The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released PMC 38 of 2021 which details the enhancement of their crew change requirements aimed at safeguarding the wellbeing of seafarers undergoing a crew change in Singapore, as well as Singapore’s populace.

With effect from October 4th a new Crew Change System has been introduced. with a streamlined application process replacing the current online portal form. Ship owners/managers/agents must apply for crew change in Singapore by completing the online form.