Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency information

STATUS OF DEPARTURES AND DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL

update 01/10/2020

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)

Transfers from the mainland to Sardinia and vice versa are allowed.

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

Each passenger must show up for boarding with the registration form or receipt, together with a valid identity document.

For passengers coming from Spain 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

Regular residents of the European Union, Schengen Associated States, Andorra, Monaco, The Vatican (Holy See) or San Marino may travel to Spain, with a documentary proof.

You can consult the rest of the categories in the Order Order INT / 657/2020, of July 17 (https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/07/18/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-8099. pdf) and in the update of the same, the order INT/913/2020, of  September 29th (https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/09/30/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-11421.pdf).

This order is valid until 31/10/2020.

All passengers must compulsorily fill out a public health form that must be presented upon arrival in Spain. It can be downloaded at this link

In any case, given the changing regulatory situation, passengers are strongly recommended to consult current legal regulations at all times in order to verify that they duly comply with the legal and administrative requirements for entry into Spain and that they are not subject to restrictions of entry into national territory, and whose non-compliance is their sole responsibility, given that the competent administrative authorities may deny entry if they do not meet the criteria required by the Government of Spain.

  • Savona – Barcelona

The line is suspended up to 15th September 2020.

Routes from Spain to Italy

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

According to the Ordinance of 12th August 2020 of the Ministry of Health, whose measures are extended until 7 October by the Prime Minister’s Decree of 7 September, travel to Italy will have the following restrictions.

  1. For the purpose of containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, to people who intend to enter the national territory and who in the previous fourteen days have stayed or passed through Croatia, Greece, Malta or Spain, without prejudice to the provisions of the President’s decree of the Council of Ministers of 7 August 2020, the following alternative preventive measures apply:
  2. Obligation to present to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone appointed to carry out checks the proof of having done, in the 72 hours prior to entry into the national territory, a molecular or antigen test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result;
  3. Obligation to do a molecular or antigen test, to be carried out by means of a swab, upon arrival at the airport, port or border place, where possible, or within 48 hours of entering the national territory at the local health company of reference; while waiting to do the test at the local health company of reference, people are subjected to fiduciary isolation at their home or residence;
  4. The persons referred to in paragraph 1, even if asymptomatic, are obliged to immediately communicate their entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent local health authority;
  5. In the event of COVID-19 symptoms, the obligation remains for anyone to report this situation promptly to the Health Authority through the specially dedicated telephone numbers and to undergo, pending the consequent determinations of the Health Authority, to isolation.

Passengers returning to Italy from Spain, to Savona, Civitavecchia or Porto Torres, must complete a ministerial self-declaration form to be delivered to the Carrier upon boarding.

In addition, passengers who disembark in Porto Torres, who are not already in possession of certification stating that in the 72 hours prior to entering the national territory they have made a molecular or antigen test, by means of a swab with negative results, they must do a nasopharyngeal swab once they land in Sardinia. While waiting for the result of the swab, these passengers will have to remain in fiduciary isolation at the structure where they were going to.

In addition to the aforementioned ministerial self-certification form, passengers disembarking in Porto Torres will also have to fill in a Regional ATS form on board to be delivered upon disembarkation.

Since the ordinances are continuously updated, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check before each trip – both outward and return – any further restrictions provided by the Region to which they belong.

There is an exception for the people who in the previous 14 days have stayed / transited in Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Kosovo, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic and Serbia, to which entry is prohibited.

It is possible to enter, but with the obligation of health surveillance and fiduciary isolation for 14 days, to residents in Romania and Bulgaria, as well as in Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Thailand , Tunisia, Uruguay.

For passengers coming from Malta to Catania, please visit the Travels to / from Spain section.

All passengers, non-residents or domiciled there, travelling from the continent to Sicily between June 8th and September 30th 2020, are required to register before boarding using the appropriate online form.

Voyages to Greece

From 1st July 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).

Voyages from Greece to Italy

According to the Ordinance of 12th August 2020 of the Ministry of Health, whose measures are extended until 7 October by the Prime Minister’s Decree of 7 September, travel to Italy will have the following restrictions.

  1. For the purpose of containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, to people who intend to enter the national territory and who in the previous fourteen days have stayed or passed through Croatia, Greece, Malta or Spain, without prejudice to the provisions of the President’s decree of the Council of Ministers of 7 August 2020, the following alternative preventive measures apply:
  2. Obligation to present to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone appointed to carry out checks the proof of having done, in the 72 hours prior to entry into the national territory, a molecular or antigen test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result;
  3. Obligation to do a molecular or antigen test, to be carried out by means of a swab, upon arrival at the airport, port or border place, where possible, or within 48 hours of entering the national territory at the local health company of reference; while waiting to do the test at the local health company of reference, people are subjected to fiduciary isolation at their home or residence;
  4. The persons referred to in paragraph 1, even if asymptomatic, are obliged to immediately communicate their entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent local health authority;
  5. In the event of COVID-19 symptoms, the obligation remains for anyone to report this situation promptly to the Health Authority through the specially dedicated telephone numbers and to undergo, pending the consequent determinations of the Health Authority, to isolation.

Passengers returning to Italy from Greece must complete a self-declaration form to be delivered to the Carrier upon boarding.

Since the ordinances are continuously updated, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check before each trip – both outward and return – any further restrictions provided by the Region to which they belong.

TRAVEL FROM ITALY TO MOROCCO

  • Savona-Tanger
  • Barcelona -Tanger

it should be noted that passenger transport is suspended until 10th October 2020.

TRAVEL FROM ITALY TO TUNISIA

The Tunisian government has classified foreign countries into 3 categories, to which different restrictive measures will be applied (green category: low diffusion; orange category: medium diffusion; red category: risk countries).

The lists will be updated periodically based on the progress of the infection in the individual countries and are available at the link: http://www.santetunisie.rns.tn.

The passenger’s country of residence will be considered in the assessment, who must in any case fill out a form on their health status (also online http://coronavirus.rns.tn/fiche-sanitaire2020/fiche-sanitaire/fiche.php) before to start the journey (HEALTH CARD FORM).

Starting from 08/26/2020 all passengers disembarking in Tunisia, of all three categories, must be in possession of a negative RT-PCR test carried out 120 hours before the ship’s arrival in Tunis, to be presented to check in.

Green category : Obligation to submit the negative RT-PCR test starting from 26 August.

Orange category: Obligation to present the negative RT-PCR test and home self-isolation for seven days; between the fifth and seventh day after arrival in Tunisia it is possible to carry out a second control RT-PCR test; on the seventh day, if the subject is asymptomatic and the RT – PCR control test is negative, self-isolation ends; if the subject is symptomatic, he continues quarantine until the 14th day.

Starting from 28 September 2020, ITALY is included in the orange category: in addition to the obligation to submit the negative RT-PCR Test, home self-isolation is required for seven days.

Red category: only Tunisian citizens and residents of Tunisia can enter Tunisia from countries in the red category with the obligation to submit the negative RT-PCR test and mandatory 14-day quarantine (7 days in quarantine centers established by the health committee at their own expense , and if negative control RT-PCR test, self-isolation obligation of 7 days at home).

Since the provisions are constantly updated, we ask all passengers headed to Tunisia to obtain information from the competent authorities, such as embassy and consulates, independently.

TRAVEL FROM TUNISIA TO ITALY

On the basis of the DPCM of 7 September 2020, in force until 7 October 2020, travel to / from states and territories other than the Schengen ones, are only allowed for proven work needs, study reasons, of absolute urgency or health. In any case, it is allowed to return to your home, home or residence. Entry into the national territory is also allowed to reach the domicile / home / residence of a person, even if not cohabiting, with whom there is a stable emotional relationship.

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 travel to / from Malta

  • Salerno-Malta (and vice versa)
  • Catania-Malta (and vice versa)

According to article 27 (c) of LN 244 of 2020 of the Maltese Government, from 01/07/2020, travel to / from the island is allowed only for passengers who in the previous 14 days have been in one of the countries below listed, after completing the SELF-CERTIFICATION FORM.

Austria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Germany; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Norway; Italy; France, with the exception of Ile-de-France; Slovakia; Switzerland; Greece; Croatia; Spain, with the exception of Madrid, Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha, Castile and Leon; Poland.

In addition to the aforementioned self-certification, passengers must also submit the TRAVEL INFORMATION FORM upon boarding.

For travels from Malta to Italy

According to the Ordinance of 12th August 2020 of the Ministry of Health, whose measures are extended until 7 October by the Prime Minister’s Decree of 7 September, travel to Italy will have the following restrictions.

  1. For the purpose of containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, to people who intend to enter the national territory and who in the previous fourteen days have stayed or passed through Croatia, Greece, Malta or Spain, without prejudice to the provisions of the President’s decree of the Council of Ministers of 7 August 2020, the following alternative preventive measures apply:
  2. Obligation to present to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone appointed to carry out checks the proof of having done, in the 72 hours prior to entry into the national territory, a molecular or antigen test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result;
  3. Obligation to do a molecular or antigen test, to be carried out by means of a swab, upon arrival at the airport, port or border place, where possible, or within 48 hours of entering the national territory at the local health company of reference; while waiting to do the test at the local health company of reference, people are subjected to fiduciary isolation at their home or residence;
  4. The persons referred to in paragraph 1, even if asymptomatic, are obliged to immediately communicate their entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent local health authority;
  5. In the event of COVID-19 symptoms, the obligation remains for anyone to report this situation promptly to the Health Authority through the specially dedicated telephone numbers and to undergo, pending the consequent determinations of the Health Authority, to isolation.

Passengers returning to Salerno from Malta must complete a self-declaration form to be delivered to the Carrier upon boarding.

Passengers returning to Catania from Malta must complete a self-declaration form to be delivered to the Carrier upon boarding.

Since the ordinances are continuously updated, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check before each trip – both outward and return – any further restrictions provided by the Region to which they belong.

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

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