Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency information

STATUS OF DEPARTURES AND DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL

update 20/01/2021

Grimaldi Lines requires boarding prior to the withdrawal of the following self-certification form completed in CAPITAL CAPITAL in all its parts. Customers who arrive at the port with the forms already filled in (passenger access) access quick check-in. Those who do not have it will have to go to the ticket office to collect it, losing their place in the queue.

Information on changing and canceling tickets is available on the dedicated page.

To resolve any other doubts consult the FAQ section (answers to frequently asked questions)

TRAVEL FROM / TO SARDINIA

For the routes to / from Sardinia:

  • Livorno – Olbia
  • Civitavecchia – Olbia (seasonal)
  • Civitavecchia – Porto Torres
  • Salerno – Cagliari

Since the regulatory provisions change suddenly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

All passengers traveling to the island can register using the appropriate online form.

Movements from peninsular Italy to Sardinia and vice versa are permitted in the manner indicated by the current Ordinances of the Minister of Health which define the colors of the Regions based on risk levels.

Moving from a yellow region to another region or yellow area is allowed without limitations.

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification model for the reasons listed below:

  • Health
  • Transfer to home
  • Work reasons
  • Character of necessity / urgency

From  January, 16th to  February, 15th 2021 all movements between regions are prohibited, unless proven reasons of necessity.

For passengers coming from Spain and heading to Porto Torres visit the Travel from / to Spain section.

If you are an Italian citizen returning from abroad or a foreign citizen in Italy, consult this page https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

Routes from Italy to Spain

  • Civitavecchia – Barcelona
  • Porto Torres – Barcelona

All passengers (except children under 6) who come from Italy must have a certificate with a negative result in the molecular swab (PCR or TMA- Transcription Mediated Amplification), carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain. Other diagnostic tests, such as rapid antigen swab or serological testing, will not be accepted. Passengers who do not bring the aforementioned certificate with them will be subjected to a health check upon arrival in Barcelona and a penalty; for more details: https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/11/12/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-14049.pdf

Furthermore, all passengers must fill in this form and submit it to the authorities at the disembarkation.

Habitual residents of the European Union, associated Schengen States or Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City (Holy See) or San Marino may arrive in Spain, with supporting documents. You can check other categories at this link: https://www.boe.es/buscar/act.php?id=BOE-A-2020-8099

In any case, given the changing regulatory situation, passengers are strongly advised to always consult the regulations in force in order to verify that they are duly compliant with the legal and administrative requirements for entry into Spain and that they are not subject to entry restrictions in the national territory. Non-compliance with the regulations is the responsibility of travellers and the competent administrative authorities can deny entry if they do not meet the required criteria

  • Savona – Barcelona

The line is suspended.

Routes from Spain to Italy

  • Barcelona-Porto Torres
  • Barcelona-Savona
  • Barcelona-Civitavecchia

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Passengers returning to Italy from Spain must fill in a ministerial self-declaration form to be presented to the Carrier upon boarding.

On the basis of the Prime Ministerial Decree of January 14, whose provisions are valid until March 5, 2021, journeys from Spain to Italy are permitted, but with the following anti-contagion measures: obligation to present to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone is in charge of carrying out checks on the attestation of having undergone, in the forty-eight hours prior to entry into the national territory, to a molecular or antigenic test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result. In case of non-presentation of the attestation relating to the prescribed molecular or antigen test, you are subjected to fiduciary isolation and health surveillance.

Before embarking on the journey, consult the pages http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/approfondimenti-insight/saluteinviaggio; http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/country/ESP)

TRAVEL FROM / TO SICILY

For the routes to / from Sicily:

  • Livorno – Palermo
  • Salerno – Palermo

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Movements from peninsular Italy to Sicily and vice versa are permitted in the manner indicated by the Law Decree on 18th December 2020, n. 172 and by the Ordinances of the Minister of Health which define the colors of the Regions based on risk levels.

From 14th December 2020 to 31st January 2021 anyone arriving in Sicily must register on the www.siciliacoronavirus.it platform and be in possession of the negative result of the molecular swab carried out in the last 48 hours. Commuters and those who have left the island in the days immediately preceding it to go to the national territory for a period of less than 4 days are excluded.

If the returning person has not been able to undergo the molecular swab, drive-in stations will be available at the port to carry out a quick test with a result in 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can go to an authorized laboratory and undergo the molecular swab, at your own expense, with the obligation for the structure to notify the result to the Prevention Department of the Asp.

Those who do not follow any of the previous procedures, as a last resort, have the obligation to place themselves in fiduciary isolation for 10 days, at their home, notifying their general practitioner, the pediatrician of free choice or the provincial health authority (ASP) reference.

Moving from a yellow region to another region or yellow area is allowed without limitations.

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification form for the reasons listed below:

  • Health
  • Transfer to home
  • Work reasons
  • Character of necessity / urgency

From  January, 16th to  February, 15th 2021 all movements between regions are prohibited, unless proven reasons of necessity.

For passengers coming from Malta and heading to Catania visit the Travel from / to Malta section.

To find out about the restrictions affecting your region, consult the updated color map on the Ministry of Health website http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=italiano&id=5351&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto

If you are an Italian citizen returning from abroad or a foreign citizen in Italy, consult this page https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

Voyages to Greece from Italy

Until November 30th, unless otherwise specified, it is possible to move within the territory only in an emergency, to be proven with official supporting documents (see the website https://forma.gov.gr/en/):

  • return to the place of main residence
  • family reunification
  • professional reasons
  • health reasons

From January 11th, 2021 it will be possible to travel from Italy to Greece after completing an online questionnaire published on the Greek Government website https://travel.gov.gr/#/, to be made no later than 48 hours before the trip .
The form contains a series of questions about your trip, including the “cabin or armchair number“, “name of the ship” field where you can enter the word “TBA” (since it will not be known yet).
Once the questionnaire is completed, you will receive an email containing a QR code.

In order to accept customers on board, Grimaldi Lines must check possession of the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) questionnaire confirmation (one for each passenger).

In addition, for those who will enter Greece between 8 and 21 January, two additional preventive measures will be applied: a quick test carried out on arrival and the obligation to comply with a precautionary quarantine period of 7 days.

Voyages from Greece to Italy

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Passengers returning to Italy from Greece must fill in a ministerial self-declaration form to be presented to the Carrier upon boarding.

Based on the Prime Ministerial Decree of January 14th, 2021 valid until March 5, 2021, travel from Greece to Italy is allowed, but with the following anti-contagion measures: obligation to present it to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone appointed to carry out checks on the attestation of having undergone, in the forty-eight hours prior to entry into the national territory, to a molecular or antigen test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result. In case of non-presentation of the attestation relating to the prescribed molecular or antigen test, you are subjected to fiduciary isolation and health surveillance.

Before embarking on the journey, consult the pages http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/approfondimenti-insight/saluteinviaggio; http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/country/GRC)

TRAVEL FROM ITALY TO MOROCCO

  • Savona-Tanger
  • Barcelona -Tanger

it should be noted that passenger transport is suspended.

TRAVEL FROM ITALY TO TUNISIA

All travellers entering Tunisia, regardless of nationality and country of origin, are required to:

1) submit a COVID-19 negative RT – PCR test laboratory certificate (nasopharyngeal swab) carried out in the 72 hours prior to boarding. Children under 12 are exempted;

2) undergo quarantine for 14 days (at the hotel or at home); on the 7th day it is possible to carry out a control RT-PCR test to terminate the quarantine (if negative); if the subject does not perform the control RT-PCR test or is symptomatic, quarantine continues until the 14th day;

3) show a health card upon arrival and the commitment to undergo voluntary quarantine;

4) download the “E7mi” mobile application and fill in the required data before the trip for health surveillance (https://app.e7mi.tn/language).

Upon entry into the country: rapid tests will be carried out on a random basis upon arrival in Tunisia and passengers with positive results will be transferred to specially designated quarantine centers, at their own expense.

TRAVEL FROM TUNISIA TO ITALY

Travel from Tunisia to Italy is permitted.

Those returning to Italy from Tunisia must still complete a specific SELF-CERTIFICATION ON THE REASONS FOR THE TRIP, must undergo fiduciary isolation for 14 days and cannot use public transport other than the one used to enter Italy. The rental of cars and the use of taxis or rental with driver is allowed.

The self-certification must be presented for boarding in duplicate.

For more information, please write to info@grimaldi.napoli.it

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