Vessels arriving from foreign ports (amended & updated SOP)

09 Mar 2020 / JNPT – Nhava Sheva (Mumbai), India

Today (9 March), the Port Health Organisation at JNPT Sheva Navi Mumbai advised that the previous circular about quarantine for arriving vessels has been cancelled.

Instead, its Circular No.PHO/JNP/483-484 states the following:

“PHO is issuing following SOPs for cargo vessels clearing at JNPT:

1) Vessels coming from affected countries – China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia. Malaysia, Iran, Nepal and Italy (12) will be screened and declared ‘suspect’ or “healthy’ by the PHO.

2) Healthy vessel will be given health clearance for port operations and ‘suspect’ vessel; will be cleared by PHO as per Covid-19, Mohfw guidelines.”

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