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Hong Kong tightens crew change regulations

In just a few days, Hong Kong will suspend the possibility of conducting crew changes aboard passenger vessels and merchant ships that do not have cargo operation in the country. Requirements for tests and quarantine are also tightened.

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Hong Kong tightens its regulations on crew changes after the country has seen a flare-up of coronavirus cases.

As of July 29, passenger vessels and goods vessels without cargo operations in the country will no longer be permitted to carry out crew changes in Hong Kong, the government announces in a press release.

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