COVID-19 pandemic precautionary measures

03 Apr 2020 / Offshore terminals, Cameroon

Terminal operators Perenco Cameroon have introduced the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during lifting operations at their offshore terminals (EBOME, Hilli-Episeyo and MASSONGO).

  • Strict reduction to a minimum of lifting team attending the terminals. Agents are no longer allowed at the terminal. Health authorities are now part of the lifting team for health inspection of vessels & crew members prior to granting of free pratique.

  • Lifting team may not board at Hilli-Episeyo Terminal.

  • The lifting team comprising of one (1) representative each of the following offices: Ministry of Mines, SGS, Customs will no longer board the lifting vessel via Hilli-Episeyo Terminal, but must now board the vessel at the anchorage via personnel or basket.

  • All tankers with a voyage period of less than 14 days from the date of departure from last port of call must provide the lifting team with Personal Protective Equipment. Each lifting team member must use his/her own pen to sign documents.

(For information about operations in Cameroon, contact the GAC Dubai Hub Agency Centre at [email protected])

Source: Afritramp, Douala – GAC agent

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