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Covid-19 related information cruise and vessel

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Illustration SARS-CoV-2 (ill.: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / DCD) (Handwash: Erlend A. Lorentzen / HI)

If you are going on a cruise, be aware of the following:​

Rules and advice from the public authorities must be complied with.

Vaccination: We encourage everyone to carry out vaccination continuously based on notices. For all cruises which result in the vessel (a) being outside the reach of a rescue service or (b) being south of Brest in France, all on board shall show a valid Corona certificate no later than one week before departure. The certificate must be valid for the entire length of the cruise. This arrangement will apply as long as the health authorities in Norway maintains the corona certificate scheme.

Vaccination to prevent influenza, is offered to crew and cruise personnel who will sail with the vessels on a cruise, in order to avoid the problem of confusing flu symptoms with covid-19 symptoms on board, and thus avoid unnecessary cruise interruptions and lost cruise days at a significantly higher cost than the vaccine.

The vessel department's risk assessment Coronavirus Covid-19 on board research vessels, have been operationalized through Guidelines for the handling of Covid-19 on vessels manned and operated by the IMR (see documentation in the box of the right side of the screen).

The vessel department has issued risk assessments and guidelines in connection with Coronavirus C-19. Documentation which is relevant when planning and carrying out cruise activities with the vessels during the pandemic, is gathered in the box of the right of the screen under "Corona measures vessel".

For more details, follow the links in the box on the right side of the screen.

Travel to and from the vessels:

Follow at all times national, regional and local Covid-19 guidance and regulations when using public transport, including air travel.​