COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure

19 Mar 2020 / Kolkata, India

In view of Corona Virus (COVID-19) being declared pandemic by the World Health Organization following SOP to be followed with effect from 19 March 2020:

All vessels with last port of call from China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain, Germany, UAE, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait to be quarantined for a period of 14 days from the last port of call before they can be acceptable at KoPT…

…The above instruction shall be in force till 31 March and will be reviewed subsequently.

Other guidelines as per SOP formulated by Port Health Organization time to time to be adhered to.

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at [email protected])

Source: Kolkata Port trust Trade Circular dated 18 March 2020

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