Home

arrow
BACK TOHot Port News

COVID-19 precautions & protections

  • calendar

    10 March 2020

  • location

    Saudi Arabia

Print

Print

Under the effort taken by the government of Saudi Arabia towards the necessary precautions and protections to stem the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) in the Kingdom. Here after some mandatory preventive measures and instructions that all ships arriving to the Kingdom should abide by:

  1. To stop all voyages temporarily between the Kingdom and the following coronavirus affected countries (UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Italy and Korea) excluded from this evacuation, shipping and trade voyages.

  2. To suspend travel of citizens and residents to and from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Italy and Korea and prevent the entry of travelers who arrive directly from these countries or who were there within 14 days prior to his or her arrival to the Kingdom.

  3. To suspend the assigning in/off procedures for on board seafarers to all types of ships that arrive at Saudi ports and those coming from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Italy and Korea directly or who were there within 14 days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom.

(For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Saud Arabia, contact GAC Saudi Arabia at dammam@gac.com)

Source: Mawani Saudi Ports Authority Circular No.(37) 2020

Top