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COVID-19 – Guidelines for Crew Change

Guidelines for crew change in respect of the COVID-19 outbreak In order to maintain vessel traffic and the continuous transportation of goods to and from the Faroe Islands during the Corona outbreak, the Faroese Maritime Authority has issued the following guidelines for safe crew change in Faroese ports: Crew signing off in the Faroe Islands…
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COVID-19 – Information from the FMA regarding manning

Information from the FMA regarding manning in respect of the COVID-19 outbreak The Faroese Maritime Authority hereby informs seafarers and other affected stakeholders about changes in relevant procedures regarding manning and the issuing of certificates. We monitor the situation closely and will update our procedures according to the recommendations of the authorities. Certificates of Competency…
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COVID-19 – Information from the FMA regarding surveys, audits, etc.

Information from the FMA regarding surveys, audits etc. The following information applies to the disruption caused to statutory surveys or audits as a result of COVID-19. This may be because an FMA or RO surveyor is unable to attend a vessel due to travel restrictions or issues with the availability of dry-dock facilities. Delay in…
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Limited opening hours the next two weeks

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak and recommendations from the authorities, The Faroese Maritime Authority will be limiting its opening hours from Monday 16 March to Friday 27 March or as long as the recommendation lasts. We request that customers only visit our premises in order to collect prepared certificates or to get discharge books.…
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