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WORLDWIDE

12 Feb 2020
WHO formally names virus

AUSTRALIA

14 Feb 2020
Additional pre-arrival information required

14 Feb 2020
Extension of travel ban

7 Feb 2020
Coronavirus measures update (7 February)

6 Feb 2020
Novel Coronavirus: Entry retrictions for commercial vessels
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Information for Marine Pilots

5 Feb 2020
Coronavirus measures updates (5 February)   

3 Feb 2020
Novel Coronavirus precautions update (3 February)

31 Jan 2020 
Coronavirus update (31 January)

31 Jan 2020
Pre-arrival reporting requirements

29 Jan 2020
Coronavirus outbreak response

 

BAHRAIN

7 Feb 2020
Sending of maritime health declaration

5 Feb 2020       
Seafarers & passengers arriving from China

Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Bahrain Port Health Circular
Bahrain MOH Maritime Health Declaration Form
Bahrain Health Declaration Card - China travellers
Bahrain MOH advice for travellers

 

BRAZIL

6 Feb 2020
Coronavirus: Measures taken by health authorities

 

CHINA

4 Feb 2020
Novel Coronavirus Q&A

3 Feb 2020
Tianjin/Chengdu/Beijing - New Year holiday further extended

30 Jan 2020
Qingdao – Further extension of holiday

29 Jan 2020
Xiamen - Additional extension of New Year holiday

28 Jan 2020
New Year holiday extended

 

HONG KONG

10 Feb 2020
Special work arrangements

 

INDIA

12 Feb 2020
Suspension of landing permits/shore passes

7 Feb 2020
Garbage & sewage from vessels that have called China or Far East

 

INDONESIA

6 Feb 2020
Tightening up of entry and visa regulations

 

IRAQ

13 Feb 2020
Statement of crew health

 

KENYA

13 Feb 2020
Port preparedness for Novel Coronavirus

 

KUWAIT

27 Jan 2020      
Mina Al Ahmadi - Measures to prevent spread of Corona Virus

 

MALAYSIA

14 Feb 2020
Measures to prevent spread of virus

7 Feb 2020
Ministry of Health measures
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
2019 nCov Clearance Flow Chart
Model of Maritime Declaration of Health
Attachment to Model of Maritime Declaration of Health

 

NAMIBIA

29 Jan 2020      
Procedure to prevent spread of Corona Virus

 

OMAN

17 Feb 2020
Port Sultan Qaboos - Self-declaration form 
Related Documents (Sourced Externally)
Information for arrivals 
Declaration form (Arabic) 
Declaration form (English) 

17 Feb 2020
Duqm - Procedure for port entry (Corona Virus)
Related Documents (Sourced Externally)
Protocol for monitoring 2019 novel Corona virus 
Ministry of Health Standard Operating Procedure - Corona Virus

17 Feb 2020
Mina Al Fhal Terminal - nCoV Declaration Form
Related Documents
nCoV Declaration Form

17 Feb 2020
Qalhat - Further controls at terminal
Related Documents (Sourced Externally)
Health Monitoring Flow Chart

PANAMA

5 Feb 2020       
2019 new Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

 

PHILIPPINES

17 Feb 2020
Guidelines and pre-arrival requirements 
Related Documents (Sourced Externally)
Health and History Travel Exposure Declaration 
Health Declaration Card-English/Chinese

11 Feb 2020
Prevention/control of transmission of 2019 novel corona virus

6 Feb 2020
Temporary travel ban to/from China and its Special Administrative Areas

5 Feb 2020       
Guidelines to seaports to prevent spread of 2019-nCoV ARD 

3 Feb 2020       
Prevention and spread of 2019-nCoV

24 Jan 2020     
Subic - Heightened alert for Novel Coronavirus

16 Jan 2020      
Heightened alert for viral pneumonia

 

QATAR

13 Feb 2020
Update of Coronavirus measures (13 February)

Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Qatar Petroleum - Novel Coronavirus
Qatar Maritime Declaration of Health
Qatar-Circular VI-R-05-2020 Declaration of Ships

 

SINGAPORE

12 Feb 2020
DORSCON Orange precautionary measures for shipping community

3 Feb 2020       
Immigration for ships with last port of call in China
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
ICA Crew System - Visas for PRC passports

3 Feb 2020       
Maritime Declaration of Health
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Additional precautionary measures

3 Feb 2020       
Extension of precautionary measures

29 Jan 2020      
Temperature screening at sea checkpoints

 

SOUTH AFRICA

13 Feb 2020
Quarantining of vessels arriving from China

13 Feb 2020
Procedures for Coronavirus outbreak
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
South Africa Department of Health Coronavirus Standard Operating Procedures

5 Feb 2020       
Procedure for Novel Coronovirus health risk alert

29 Jan 2020      
Measures to prevent spread of coronavirus
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
National Institute of Communicable Diseases Novel Coronavirus Alert

 

SWEDEN

4 Feb 2020       
Handling of the Coronavirus

 

TURKEY

7 Feb 2020
Health control measures at sea entrance ports & the Turkish Straits

28 Jan 2020      
Authorities implement coronavirus measures
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Medical Declaration of Health

 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

13 Feb 2020
Abu Dhabi - Submission of Maritime Declaration of Health
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Abu Dhabi Declaration of Health

31 Jan 2020      
Novel Coronavirus alert

30 Jan 2020      
Fujairah - Wuhan Coronavirus
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
Maritime Declaration of Health form

 

UNITED KINGDOM

13 Feb 2020
Actions in response to 2019 n-CoV
Related Documents (Externally Sourced)
EU Healthy Gateways Coronavirus Interim Advice
UK Coronavirus poster  
UK Public Health England Coronavirus latest port advice 
UK Flow for decision making in case of suspected case of 2019 b-CoV onboard

UNITED STATES

5 Feb 2020       
Novel Coronavirus – new instructions

30 Jan 2020      
New Orleans - Reporting requirements for vessels with China in last 5 ports

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