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Oil sector ships exemption

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    26 February 2020

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As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the NOVEL CORONAVIRUS through maritime ports and border crossings, pursuing to the instructions of the Ministry of Health and the Global Health and the Global Health Epidemic on the emergence of cases of NOVEL CORONAVIRUS infected.

Oil Sector Ships are excluded from circular no.(3)/2020 [which stated that Kuwait ports are prohibited from receiving foreign ships arriving from/departing to China, Hong Kong, Iraq, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand], with certainty and care for the boarding of preventive health personnel in ports – Ministry of Health boarding ships coming from the countries mentioned.

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

Source: Kuwait Port Authority Circular No.(3)/2020 Exception