Singapore extends eligibility criteria for Seafarers Relief Package

by 9, Oct, 2020Innovation

The Seafarers Relief Package was firstly launched in May 2020.

Now, to continue supporting Singaporean Seafarers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, MPA, SMOU and SOS will;

  • extend the SRP by 3 months (i.e. the maximum support provided to an eligible Singaporean seafarer would be increased from 3 months to 6 months);
  • extend the eligibility period for the SRP to cover 1 August 2020 to 31 December 2020.

It is added that eligible Singaporean seafarers who are unable to secure shipboard employment between 1 May to 31 December 2020 may apply for up to $4,800 (i.e. $800 x 6) in financial assistance.

The Eligibility Criteria can be found herebelow

You may learn more by clicking on the circular herebelow

PORT MARINE CIRCULAR no 39 of 2020

October 2020
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