In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Italian-based company, Fincantieri announced that suspends its operations for at least 14 days, to avoid the spread of the disease in its shipyards.
According to the shipbuilding company, from 16 until 29 March all the production operations will be suspended, following Italy’s health authorities instructions for a quarantine.
Fincantieri considers its key priorities – once again – the protection of its personnel and subcontractors, as well as meeting the current needs of our country.
… the company said in a statement.
Through this action, Fincantieri goals to protect its operational continuity, while maintain its employment levels.
Once the situation come back to normal, the ship deliveries will be performed in compliance with the contractual deadlines.
For the records, Italy has counted 24.747 cases, with 1.809 deaths and 2.335 recovered.