2021-11-03
Brief of COVID-19 News – events dated 01/Nov/2021

ARGENTINA

Restriction for vessels coming to Argentina due to Covid-19

General regulations – Covid19 Protocol

Additional to usual pre arrival requirements and with no exception, Sanitary authorities request to receive in advance all documents as per National Protocol according to Items 1 to 4 whatever be the case, copy of it here attached.

Valid from Sept 10th 2020, Vessels arriving from any country abroad with less than 14 days of navigation since last port of call are not being required for ‘quarantine period’, subject all crew is found in good health condition.

Special attention must be paid in case vessel has performed crew change in the last 14 days prior to arrival to Argentina, as per documents requested on item 3. Authorities requires specific documents as listed in Item.3 of current protocol, which are subject to Sanitary authorities review and approval; documents must be available in time (72 hrs before arrival to Recalada PS).

Crew Members / crew change in Argentina.

Argentine borders are open for foreign citizens (from all countries) since November 1st 2021. This applies for all foreign travelers arriving with max 72 hrs PCR test before departure, full vaccination scheme and antigen test to be conducted on arrival at Argentine entry point.

However at this stage, still waiting for Health authorities from different provinces/ports to clarify which specific protocols/conditions will apply to joining/disembarking crew leaving our country.

PORT STATUS in ARGENTINA

So far operations are being performed on normal basis at all ports/terminals in line with current Covid19 safety protocol in force, except as below ports:

NECOCHEA

Since October 1st 2021, Stevedores Unions reached to an agreement with Port authorities and will not be requesting 14 days quarantine anymore. Authorities at Necochea port will now request to comply with Sanitary regulations in line with national protocol as all the other Argentinian ports

BAHIA BLANCA

Since August 5th 2021, Port authorities and Stevedores Unions have reached to an agreement and will not require 14 days quarantine anymore. Authorities at Bahia Blanca port will now request to comply with Sanitary regulations in line with national protocol as all the other Argentinian ports

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Due to current COVID-19 outbreak and in line with Sanitary protocol in force, part of our staff is still working from home.

All our staff is monitoring incoming e-mails + phone calls 24/7, to make sure that our service is no affected on this period.

Best regards

Agencia Maritima Dulce SA

OFICINAS CENTRALES
Agencia Marítima Dulce S.A.
Av. E. Madero 1020, 1er piso
(C1106ACX) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel.: (54 11) 4118 8000 (conmutador)
Email: info@amdulce.com.ar

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