CREW CHANGES COVID-19 PROTOCOL IN LOME

All seafarers travelling to/from Togo must undergo COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to their departure date. 

ON signers: All Seafarers traveling to Togo need to undergo Covid-19 test in their Home Country, 72 hours before their departure. Register himself on Site www.voyage.gouv.tg and  send the QR CODE received to AMA agency. In case of difficulty to register online, we can assist with all protocols. You must provide us with your Personal details (Passport copy / Mother / Father name & Permanent address) and we can assist on this registration on their behalf. AKROPOLIS MARITIME AGENCY can handle the charges for the Covid-19 test at Lomé Airport if required. All Seafarers will be accommodated in a hotel until they receive their Negative covid-19 test result before proceeding onboard. Result will be available within 48 hours (Normal Test). Travelers who are tested positive may be placed under strict quarantine in a containment facility set up by the Government. Travelers must bear all associated costs. We suggest that you have your Covid-19 vaccination card with you before arriving at Lomé.

OFF signers: All Seafarers traveling from Togo need to undergo Covid-19 test 72 hours before their departure date. Seafarers need to be disembarked and do the Covid-19 test in the Port and Once Covid-19 test is done; Seafarers must go back on board and wait for the Covid-19 test result. Result will be available within 48 hours (Normal Test). Travelers who are tested positive will be disembarked and placed under strict quarantine in a containment facility set up by the Government. Travelers must bear all associated costs.  It is important to note that Off signers must return onboard once their tests are done and wait for their results onboard their ships. Off signers are not allowed to go to the hotel (leave the port) without being tested negative. Port of Lomé does not have the infrastructure to accommodate Off signers until they receive their test results. The Medical Staffs are not allow to go onboard the vessels to do the tests.

URGENT SERVICE IN PORT

In case of urgent departure of the Vessel, we suggest Express PCR Test for Off signers. Result can be available within the evening same day or next day morning. For the Express PCR Test, Off signers need to be inside the Port for the test before 1100 hours.  In case of urgent departure of the Vessel, rent a TUG inside the port to accommodate the seafarers during the waiting time results within 48 hours. It is possible to receive the availability and cost for the Tug.

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