The Seacare Hotel Designated As A Holding Facility by MPA During COVID-19

The Seacare Hotel The Seacare Hotel (Interior)

The Maritime and Port of Authority of Singapore (MPA) has updated its requirements for crew change for cargo ships in the port of Singapore, to minimise risk of community spread of COVID-19.

Under this updated requirements, the Seacare Hotel has been designated as one of the two holding facilities to accommodate crew who are unable to transfer directly to his/her vessel or flight and require a temporary rest area of up to 48 hours. The hotel will be able to take in such crew members from 2 July 2020.

As a designated holding facility, the hotel meets the stringent requirements to ensure safe accommodation criteria is met for the seafarers and the hotel staff.

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