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COTE D’IVOIRE – COVID-19 UPDATE


For more information email OMA Côte d’Ivoire

11th June 2021

Country Status
No lockdown. No curfew.
International flights have resumed.

Are port operations continuing for cargo ships?
Yes.

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?
Yes, maritime and shore borders are still closed for passengers.

Any airlines offering cargo flights?
Yes.  For details please contact OMA Logistics Cote d’Ivoire.

CREW CHANGE UPDATE

PLEASE NOTE: These procedures are correct as of 20th May 2021 but are subject to change.  For up-to-date information on crew change procedures and flight schedules, please email [email protected] or call us on +225 272 125 0292 or +225 077 979 2613

Documents Required

  • Completed crew list for On-signers and/or Off-signers
  • Copies of passports
  • Copies of seamens’ books
  • Copies of Negative Covid-19 tests for On-signers (dated max 07 days before boarding the vessel)
  • Copies of flight details
  • On Signers must complete the ‘Declaration of air travel’ form here:  https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/#/home and pay the fee: 2.000 Fcfa 
  • Off Signers must take a COVID-19 test before departure. Tests are booked at https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/#/home and pay the test fee of 25.000 Fcfa.

PROPOSED PROCEDURES

  • Vessels will be inspected by Port Health at anchorage, once completed satisfactorily – crew changes can commence.
  • On signers will be transferred directly to the vessel.
  • Off signers will be transferred directly to the airport.

Please check with OMA Côte d’Ivoire for confirmation. 
You can download a summary of the proposed procedures here: OMA-CI-Crew-Change-Procedures-20May21

 

Note from the Port Authority : Note de service relative a la levée de la suspension des rélèves d’équipage

FOR REFERENCE

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