Vaccination programmes in in Bremen, Bremerhaven and Hamburg

(28.6.2021) Free vaccinations in Germany is possible for foreign seafarer. As long as Public Health Germany is allowed to share vaccines (at least until September) these schemes are valid. Hamburg, Kiel and Bremen and Bremerhaven all use Johnson and Johnson.

In Hamburg, please contact info[at] for vaccination of merchant mariners, the association of ship brokers are coordinating this. Port Health have direct contact with cruise liners.

In Kiel: Every person (nationality, flag etc.) from the merchant marine can visit the Kiel port Vaccination Center, Schwedenkai 1. The center is situated in the harbour. It is open to the public from Monday -Friday ,9 to 6, every day.

Cruise Lines companies are contacted by the port authority for special arrangements (local government provides vaccines). Bremen: Contact port-health-doc[at]