a container ship loading at port

Crew Change or Commercial Operations In



clock5:14:08 am

Top 2 Nearby Airports

(BRU) brussels airport

(BRU) brussels airport

airplane flying out

Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Belgium
  • A passport is required to enter Belgium
  • Masks are not required in public
  • Visitor visa

Port Restrictions

    • Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?*
      • Berthing is subject to approval after Maritime Declaration of Health (MDH) is received, which needs to be provided by the master 24 hours prior to berthing.
    • Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
      • Crew change permitted?
        • Yes, but subject to the following conditions.
          • Crew changes must be made as quickly as possible to avoid delay of the seagoing vessel and to limit the length of stay on Belgian territory.
          • Each crew member who are going to board in Belgium must, prior to departure, have
            • All necessary and valid travel documents;
              • a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test of maximum 72 hours old before arrival in Belgium, if coming from a red or orange zone;
            • A certificate or a declaration on honor of 7 days of quarantine in the home country.
          • The shipowner or the ship agent responsible for the crew change should send the following information to saniport.zeehavens@health.fgov.be prior to the arrival of the new crew
            • The list of all crew members who will board in Belgium, as well as the means of...

Flight Restrictions

  • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 23 May 2022.

Agency Costs

  • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 60 per pax
  • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 50 per pax
  • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
  • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 90
  • Meet & Greet: USD 180

Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

Join Our Newsletter

We release every week. Learn about new tech in maritime, and what we’ve built as soon as it’s live.

Enter your email address
grey-wing logo
ContactGet In Touch
Greywing Pte Ltd.
+65 9099 5962operational@grey-wing.com