Anvisa updates Technical Note on crew disembarks

On Tuesday 24, The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) made an update to the Technical Note released earlier this week with fundamental measures related to circulation in national ports in this period of the coronavirus crisis.
The change is related to the disembarkation of crew members, which in the original text could only occur 14 days after the arrival of the vessel in the first national port. Now, with the update, the crew is authorized to disembark in a Brazilian port 14 days after the date of departure from the last foreign port.
“Cargo vessels on an international route will only be able to dock and operate if there is no disembarkation of any crew member, for 14 days from the date of departure from the last foreign port, except for the disembarkations essential to the operation. The minimum contact of the crew must also be guaranteed. with Brazilian port workers in this period, restricted to the limits of the port terminal “, says the note.

Source: Anvisa