The International Chamber of Shipping has issued coronavirus guidance for the shipping industry to prevent the spread of the virus. ICS has issued a document in collaboration with international bodies, such as the World Health Organization, the International Maritime Organization, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control and the International Maritime Health Association.

The document offers suggestions about handling entry constraints and offers practical protection measures against Covid19 for seafarers. The guidance also includes an outbreak management plan and a number of associated topics, including pre boarding screening, education and suspected cases action plan.

Crew, Yacht Owner and Operators can find this document useful.