Crew Change

Crew change can be done without any additional cost at Istanbul Roads out of separation scheme or at anchorage under below conditions;

Crew members holding a valid Passport & Seaman Book can embark or disembark free subject to visa regulation, without any extra cost to the vessel.

As from 1st March 2002 all previous restrictions "which were obligating the compulsory of mutual numbers of embarking crew with the disembarking crew" are annulated.


  • Three copies of crew list
  • Two copies of store list (including bunkers and luboil)
  • Two copies of cargo manifest for laden vessels
  • Change of any other person(s) without seamanbook will cost to vessel additional Light, Life Saving and Sanitary Dues which is approximately US$.0,5 per Nrt of vessel.