Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide
13 September 2021
INTERTANKO, together with industry non-governmental organisations ICS, IMHA and ITF, have produced a Covid-19 guidance document aimed at addressing the basic questions that seafarers and their employers/shipping companies may have on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination.
“Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide” provides a background to Covid-19 alongside information on the various Covid-19 vaccines and how they work.
It addresses a range of questions relating to the vaccines, including their safety and side effects, who can have the vaccines and how soon protection starts after having the vaccine.
The second edition contains the latest information on Covid-19 and vaccines, a new section specifically on the importance of vaccinating seafarers, and an expanded section answering key questions with information on where seafarers can obtain vaccinations.