COVID-19 measures, updates, and guidance for marine transportation issued by Transport Canada

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Ship Safety Bulletins

Date

Bulletin number

Subject

May 6, 2022 18/2021 Measures to Support Safe Cruise Travel in Canada (modified May 6, 2022)
April 26, 2022 17/2021 Measures to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 on Canadian Vessels and Foreign Passenger Vessels Operating in Canadian Waters (modified April 26, 2022)
March 3, 2022 06/2022 Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-Covid-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the COVID-19 pandemic (This Bulletin replaces Bulletin 02/2022)
January 15, 2022 02/2022

Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-Covid-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the Covid-19 pandemic – January 15, 2022 (This Bulletin replaces Bulletin 21/2021)

December 24, 2021 21/2021

Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-COVID-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the COVID-19 pandemic – December 24, 2021 (This Bulletin replaces Bulletin 19/2021)

November 30, 2021 19/2021 Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-covid-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the COVID-19 pandemic – November 30, 2021 (This Bulletin replaces Bulletin 16/2021)
November 1, 2021 16/2021 Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-COVID-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the COVID-19 pandemic (This Bulletin has been replaced by Bulletin 19/2021)
July 27, 2021 11/2021 Updated guidelines respecting the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-COVID-19-carrying* seafarers in the marine sector during the COVID-19 pandemic (This Bulletin has been replaced by Bulletin 16/2021)

July 5, 2021

08/2021

Measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on passenger vessels and ferries (modified 2021-11-01)

June 30, 2020

18/2020

Mobility of Asymptomatic Workers in the Marine Sector During COVID-19

June 3, 2020

15/2020

Temporary Guidance Regarding the Use of Non-Medical Masks or Face Coverings for Workers in the Marine Transportation Sector

May 13, 2020

13/2020

Temporary Measures Regarding Marine Personnel Certificates, Discharge Books and Marine Counter Services

April 17, 2020

12/2020

Measures to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 on Passenger Vessels and Ferries (modified June 30, 2020) (This Bulletin has been replaced by Bulletin 08/2021)

March 19, 2020

05/2020

Deferral of the Canadian Cruise Ship Season for Vessels Capable of Carrying 500 Persons or More until July 1, 2020

Marine Security Notification

Date

MSN number

Subject

May 10, 2022

2022-003

Special Marine Security Notification – 2022-003

May 11, 2021

2021-005

Special Marine Security Notification – 2021-005 (This Special MSN has been replaced by Special MSN 2022-003)

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