Merchant Shipping Notice 157

Merchant Shipping Notice 157

Precautionary Measures against Novel Coronavirus.


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Chinese competent authorities have closed transport within and out of Wuhan, China and there is information that all operations in Wuhan port have been suspended. Transport in and out of some other Chinese cities has also been suspended and there is a general travel advice to avoid all non-essential travel to affected areas.

The Directorate urges all parties concerned to take the necessary precautionary measures, as well to remain vigilant and adopt good hygiene practices at all times. Furthermore, it is important that all concerned refer to the WHO’s latest situation report for its most current risk assessment, to take the necessary precautionary measures and to be aware of the latest information regarding this disease.

Merchant Shipping Notice 157

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