Effective Apri l 1st, 2019, all embarking crew members must produce a RECORD OF VACCINATION or immunizations prior to embarking their assigned vessel. This action conforms to industry -standards.
- RECORD OF VACCINATION (identified in CMS as R.O.V .) must include the following childhood-related, infects-contagi ous illnesses:
- MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) - universal 3-in- 1vaccine Varicel la - universal
- Note: MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella) - universal 4-in- 1vacci ne can replace MMR and Varicella vaccine.
Record of vacci nation: shall be stamped, stamp and sealed by local medical facilityI registered physician.
- If the crew member does not tolerate any of the vaccines (due to documented allergy to any of its components) then the crew member shall require a certificate (identified in CMS as A llergy Check Certificate) stamped and sealed doctor's note as proof.
- No exceptions will be considerate, this requirement will be applied all crew members .
A ll documentation abov e ( R.O.V . and Allergy Check Certificate) must be uploaded 1n CMS and will be part of the final boarding requirement. Whit this purpose a new section (close to the one in place for Yellow Fever) will be created in CMS in the next hours.
- Crew members will not be allowed board the vesse l without confirmed proof of immunizations and vaccinati ons. i rrespectiv e of rank or nationali ty .
Yellow fever certification will continue to be disciplined as it today.