safety measures

Port of Virginia takes temperature checks after COVID-19 case

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, one employee at the Port of Virginia found to be infected by the disease. According to the port authorities, after the positive test of the employee, the port’s area had been carefully sanitized with the aid of a specialist contractor. 

Port of Gothenburg follows safety guidelines amid COVID-19

Following the COVID-19 oubreak, Port of Gothenburg announced that continues its freight operations as normal. Although, due to the large amount of passengers and crewmembers within the cruises’ arrivals, the port has set several safety measures to avoid the spread of the disease.

Port of Zeebrugge sets measures against COVID-19

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Port of Zeebrugge authorities announced that set several safety measures. Specifically, the port  will continue its operations and shipping movements as long as the situation allows to.

Port of Amsterdam monitors the coronavirus situation

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Port of Amsterdam authorities announced that they keep monitoring the situation along with the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and doctors from the Municipal Health Organisation for preventive healthcare, GGD.

Coronavirus: Impact on UK ports

Hill Dickinson law firm an Associate Member of the British Ports Association (BPA), issued a paper on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the UK ports sector. The paper highlights that the possibility of a serious outbreak cannot be overseen.

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