Crew Change

At Sea King Marine we offer Crew Change & Repatriation services under certain guidelines dictated by Bangladesh Port Authority during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our qualified team can provide efficient crew change services in Chittagong and Mongla ports undertaking all necessary measures of Covid-19, which includes PCR testing, accommodation, signing on and off facilities.

Crew Change & Repatriation in Bangladesh.

 Foreign & Local Seafarers Sign on/ Sign Off at the Port of Chittagong, Matarbari, Payra and Mongla in Bangladesh. The Immigration, Formalities, and COVID-19 Procedures.

During the pandemic, Bangladesh Immigration and Airport Authority have set some requirements for carrying out crew change. It is now recommended for on-signer crew members need to show a valid COVID 19 PCR test report on arrival at the Dhaka/ Chittagong airport. In the case of off-signer crew members, we arrange PCR tests onboard the vessel, and crew members need to fly within 48 hrs from the date of the COVID-19 test report issued.

Bangladesh Port Authority is allowing crew change at Chittagong, Mongla, Payra & Mongla ports under certain guidelines during this COVID-19/ Omicron pandemic period. Being a registered company, Sea King Marine Services Ltd. is carrying out crew changes in Bangladesh on regular basis ensuring owners/ship managers/ operators & crewing company’s interest.  

On average, we are handling 15 to 20 vessels crews sign-on/off per month, ensuring all recommended measures of COVID-19, including sign-on/ off formalities, accommodation, PCR COVID Test.  For immediate inquiries from the 24/7 support team, please e-mail us at

As COVID-19 regulations surrounding crew change evolves, it can be cumbersome trying to stay on top of all the latest changes and keeping track of all the documentation requirements. And that's what we are here for – we've got your backs.

We've taken a different approach in extracting only the most relevant, need-to-know information relating to your crew change requirements and presenting them to you in simple yet visual flyers. SKMS are presenting as "Crew Change Agency in Bangladesh"

Sea King Marine Services Ltd Performs the Following For Crew Sign-On/ Off In Bangladesh At All Maritime Ports

 * Issuance of OK TO BOARD

* On-Arrival Visa arrangement

* Meet & Greet at Airport / Seaport in Bangladesh.

* Foreign & Local seafarers’ sign on at Chittagong, Mongla, Matarbari, Payra Port.

* PCR Test, IGM, Rapid Test arrangement from Vessel & Shore.

* Landing Permission for foreign Seafarers & visa extension till departure.

* Flight Ticket Arrangement (Commercial & Charterers Flight)

* Safe Transportation by Own Boat & Car

* Safe Accommodation with the corporate discount facility in any type of hotel.


24/7 Support - For Crew Change / Crew Repatriation / Seafarer's Medical & Customs Support

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+88 01685616398
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What are the documents required for Sign On / Sign Off in Chattogram port? 

Required documents for Seaport Immigration Department at Chittagong Port Authority.
1) Passport
2) Seaman Book
3) Seaman Record Book
4) PCR Negative report
5) Agency letter
6) NOC from Shipping Office
7) Government Fees
8) Health Declaration from
9) Photo

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SKMS was registered SRPS in department of shipping, Bangladesh in 2007. We complied MLC-2006 in 2013. The company was certified by "Bureau Vetitus (BV)" in 2013. The next year in 2014, SKMS was registered as a ISO 9001:2008 certified company by RINA.


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