We have highly qualified staff that on call 24 hours 7 days a week to assist crew embarkation or disembarkation to/from vessels anywhere in French ports. Our offices are located at Paris CDG Airport and Le Havre Port, our staff are able to assist for the following services :
CREW CHANGE SERVICES
SCHENGEN VISA UPON ARRIVAL
CASH TO MASTER
CREWLINES is totally independent.
According with the Schengen rule CE 815/2009, we can arrange the SCHENGEN VISA ON ARRIVAL at Paris CDG Airport, for seafarer, only for emergency reasons. We are dealing with airlines companies AIR FRANCE, QUATAR AIRWAYS & TURKISH AIRLINES, for « OK TO BOARD» for smooth embarkation. Also we can assist you in providing theLETTER OF INVITATION andLETTER OF GUARANTEE in order to apply for the multiple schengen visa in the home country. We are able to assist with all transit problems such as immigration, customs, visa clearances and lost luggage enquiries. We provide the Meet & Assist services at Paris Airports for your crew members .
We can arrange transportation for onsigners, off signers, technicians, superintendents, owners representatives, from the airport to the vessel or hotel /train station/ ferry terminal and vice versa. We can accommodate single passengers or large groups, and can provide as many vehicles as necessary. Our rates are based on mileage and vehicle type. Crewlines can provide mid-size cars (up to 3 passengers) , SUVs (1-5 passengers), Our vans, which can accommodate up to 9 passengers. Our fleet of vehicles are late model and modern, We will not charge any agency fees, unique fare 24/24 no extra charge week-end and night.
FULL SERVICE – 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK, 365 DAYS A YEAR in All French Ports
We arrange signing on/off formalities and assist your crews till either joining the vessel or catch their flights, we arrange transportation from Airport to Port and vice versa .
LE HAVRE-PORT JEROME-ROUEN
Obtaining entry Schengen visa upon arrival via providing “OK TO BOARD” and /or invitation letter to the Embassy (to obtain visa prior arrival). Providing Meet and assist at Airport.
Visa on Arrival procedure *per crew
Arranging appropriate hotel accommodation, train tickets, flights arrangements for the repatriated on/off crew(s) through our travel Agencies .
We provide medical support to vessel's crew either by transporting the crew to the hospital or through arranging doctor visit on board along with medications and medical reports.
CASH TO MASTER
Our company is able to deliver Cash to Master (CTM) at most French Ports. We can guarantee for our CTM delivery will be done during ship' stay in port.
24 hours 7 days a week to deliver any parcels or urgent spare parts to vessels anywhere in French ports to comply with customs regulations.
ASSISTANCES ON ALMOST ANY TYPE OF VESSEL
SCHENGEN VISA ARRANGEMENTS
The visa can be issued on arrival at Paris Airport, French ports or Embassy. In order to join a vessel as a seaman, the crew must be a valid seaman book and a valid passport holder.
Visa on Arrival at Paris CDG Airport
CREWLINES is able to assist your company with the Schengen visa upon arrival via Paris airport. All Schengen visa arrangements will include an OK TO BOARD to the concerned airlines, an introduction letter, guarantee letters and Schengen Insurance. Express visa on arrival at Paris CDG with a minimum notice of 24 hours.
Offsigners Exit formalities
Thanks to a great experience and good relations with local Authorities, we can provide full assistances for off signers, superintendent, technicians for safe disembarkation in all French Ports. Our company arrange transit Visa, Port clearance, immigration formalities at the port. We assist them till catch their flights or train.
Seamen short stay visa
We can assist your company to obtain a seamen short stay visa for crew members at French consulate. Crewlines provides the requested letter of the shipping agency in France confirming your embarking on the vessel, its arrival and departure date in and out the French harbour and its final destination.
Crewlines arrange the crew change operation 24 hrs a day and 7 days a week with their specialist staff and own cars/minibuses/buses from Airport to Hotel or Vessel (Vice-Versa).