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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • calendar

    11 March 2020

  • location

    Tees and Hartlepool, United Kingdom



The following now applies to all vessels visiting the Ports of Tees and Hartlepool.

Under UK and International Health Regulations, vessels entering port are normally required to submit a Maritime Declaration of Health only when there has been an occurrence on board that may affect public health.

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID -19, additional requirements to submit a Maritime Declaration of Health will now apply.

Please ensure that a Maritime Declaration of Health is completed and conveyed to River Tees Port Health Authority and Tees VTS, if anyone on board presents with flu-like symptoms, including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing.

Further advice can found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

(For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in the UK, contact GAC UK at uk@gac.com)

Source: PD Teesport Ltd Notice To Mariners No.19 of 2020