COTE D’IVOIRE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 UPDATE
For more information email OMA Côte d’Ivoire
21st September 2020
No lockdown. No curfew.
International flights have resumed since 1st July.
Are port operations continuing for cargo ships?
Yes, but operations will be affected by new procedures implemented by the port as well as new customs & terminal operating hours.
Ships are subjected to health checks and may be subjected to quarantine.
Is crew change possible?
YES under certain conditions, please see the details below and contact OMA CI for further information.
Are land borders open for cargo?
Any airlines offering cargo flights?
Yes. For details please contact OMA Logistics Cote d’Ivoire.
Crew Change Update
24th August 2020
Please be informed that crew changes can now take place under the following draft procedures. Covid-19 tests for all passengers leaving Côte d’Ivoire have been announced but not yet implemented. Please check with OMA Côte d’Ivoire for confirmation. You can download a summary of the proposed procedures here:
OMA CI Crew Change Procedures 31Aug20
Completed crew list for onsigners and/or offsigners (forms available from OMA CI)
Copies of passports
Copies of seamen’s books
Copies of Negative Covid19 tests for On-signers (dated max 07 days before boarding the vessel)
Copies of flight details
Vessels will have a Port Health inspection at anchorage, that will give the final green light for crew-change.
- On signers will have to be directly transferred to the vessel from the airport
- Off signers will have to be directly transferred to the airport.
24th August Update: All passengers departing from Côte d’Ivoire must take a COVID-19 test before departure, the cost will be 50.000 Fcfa or 76,23€, please note this has not been implemented at the airport as yet but is expected.
Update 24th July 2020
As from January 29, 2020, before berthing, any vessels calling at Abidjan and San Pedro ports from countries affected by Coronovirus (Covid-19) will be subject to sanitary controls at anchorage by the department of the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP).
Visitors arriving by air or by sea from affected areas are requested to (not an obligation as of July 24) complete two weeks of observed quarantine on arrival.
Notice from the port :CONTROLES SANITAIRES MARITIMES AU PAA COURRIER PAA 681 DU 5 FEVRIER 2020
Source: Port Autonome d’Abidjannn