The global concern about the outbreak of COVID-19 has put a lot of pressure on the shipping industry, especially to those operators trading to Far East and Chinese Ports. The whole community has responded to this major coronavirus outbreak by issuing guidance and instructions on what measures should be taken to avoid contagion.
Both IMO and WHO as well as several Flag Administrations and Associations provide updates on the issue to help combat the spread of coronavirus which has claimed more lives than SARS, disrupting both the world economy and trade.
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SQEMARINE offers a comprehensive contingency plan providing guidance and precautions to minimize risks of infection from the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to seafarers, passengers and all people onboard as well as instructions in case of emergency.