Singapore's crew-change practices for seafarers hailed as model for other ports

Singapore has managed to resume crew changes by constantly calibrating its procedures.
Singapore has managed to resume crew changes by constantly calibrating its procedures.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore has managed to normalise crew changes amid the pandemic, even as many countries continue to restrict the rotation of ship crew at their ports.

It is also working with international organisations to accelerate the adoption of safe crew change practices abroad, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

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