Crew change hubs are Manila South Harbor; Port Capinpin in Orion, Bataan; Port of Sasa in Davao and Port of Batangas
The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will temporarily disallow crew change activities for vessels coming from an initial 20 countries starting at 0001H of 30 December 2020 until 15 January 2021.
The crew change hubs are Manila South Harbor; Port Capinpin in Orion, Bataan; Port of Sasa in Davao and Port of Batangas.
However, seafarers already in transit from the 20 countries listed and those who have been to the same within 14 days immediately preceding arrival to the Philippines, who arrive before 0001H of 30 December 2020, shall not be subject to the restriction from entry, but shall be required to undergo stricter quarantine and testing protocols.
They are only allowed to disembark in Port of Manila and shall be transported by their shipping agents to the designated quarantine facility via P2P under strict monitoring of the Philippine Coast Guard.
Filipino seafarers shall be quarantined in OWWA assigned facilities and at Athlete’s Village in New Clark City with accommodation shouldered by the Philippine government. Foreign seafarers shall be quarantined in DOT-assigned facilities for 14 days.