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COVID-19 Outbreak Management Plan

A plan to provide guidance on the precautions to minimize risks to seafarers, passengers and others onboard from the COVID-19 and instructions in case of emergency.

Regulatory Reference: ICS Guidance, IMO Circ.4203, IMO Circ.4204, IMO Circ.4221, WHO Advice

Regulatory Reference


On January 2020, World Health Organization declared the Corona Virus  under the new name “COVID-19”, as a global outbreak that could lead to improved international co-ordination in tackling the disease. IMO has issued guidance to address the issue working with other UN agencies and NGOs to monitor the situation and provide timely information in response to the outbreak of the disease. As per IMO’s Circular 4221, all vessels should have an effective COVID-19 Outbreak Management Plan. The plan has been developed in line with:

  • IMO Circular Letter No.4221
  • IMO Circular Letter No.4203 & 4204
  • World Health Organization – Advices and guidance on vrus
  • ICS Guidance
  • Other Marine Industry Guidance

Approval by the Administration or a Recognised Organisation (RO) on behalf of the Administration is NOT mandatory.

Indicative Contents

  • General Information
  • Instructions
  • Emergency Actions
  • Drill Procedure
  • Countries Specific Advice
  • Forms
  • Posters
  • Risk Assessment
  • Practical Q&A for the crew

Info/Plans Required

  • Ship Specific Information (Questionnaire to be submitted)


  • Master will have a guidance with respect to COVID-19 contingency planning
  • Detailed action plan
  • Updated with latest requirements and legislation
  • Effective Risk assessment
  • Detailed explanation through Q&A

We will Ensure

  • Full compliance with national and international regulations and common marine practice
  • Real life documentation addressed to senior officers and crew onboard
  • Full integration of any client specific requirements
  • Full support provided after development in line with our Document Support Policy

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