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Singapore opens for crew changes under special circumstances

Shipping companies across the world are having major problems with crew changes on ships. Now, authorities in Singapore open up slightly for extraordinary situations.

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Since the coronavirus began spreading across the world in earnest, it has become nearly impossible to perform crew changes aboard ships due to the many border closings and port restrictions.

The world's busiest shipping port in Singapore has also suspended crew changes, but now it opens up slightly to changing crews under special circumstances.

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