Quarantine for cargo ships from any port lifted: '83% come from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan'

Quarantine for cargo ships from any port lifted
February 5, 2020 | https://www.bworldonline.com/quarantine-for-cargo-ships-from-any-port-li...

THE BUREAU of Quarantine (BoQ) has exempted all cargo ships from the required 14-day quarantine amid the novel coronavirus (nCoV) threat in consideration of the country’s supply chain, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) General Manager Jay Daniel R. Santiago said on Wednesday.

Coast Guard rescues injured man off cargo ship near Hatteras Island

Coast Guard rescues injured man off cargo ship near Hatteras Island
February 5, 2020 https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/local/coast-guard-rescues-injured...

A cargo ship crew member called the Coast Guard after a man was found injured and semi-conscious on the ship.

General cargo ship sank in Indonesian waters, crew rescued

General cargo ship sank in Indonesian waters, crew rescued
Erofey Schkvarkin February 5, 2020 http://www.maritimebulletin.net/2020/02/05/general-cargo-ship-sank-in-in...

Maritime charity issues Coronavirus guidance for its ship visitors

Maritime charity issues Coronavirus guidance for its ship visitors
31st January 2020 received via email

Global maritime charity has issued guidance for its GB port chaplains and ship visitors following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The charity also deploys chaplains on cruise ships to support crew welfare.

Media have reported the detention of thousands of passengers and crew on the cruise ship, the Costa Smeralda, the fifth largest cruise ship in the world in the port of Civitavecchia, near Rome, following a suspected corona virus case.

Coronavirus Fears Hit U.S. Gas Exporters

Coronavirus Fears Hit U.S. Gas Exporters
February 5, 2020 https://gcaptain.com/coronavirus-fears-hit-u-s-gas-exporters/?utm_campai...

(Bloomberg) — A grim situation for U.S. natural gas exporters has gotten even worse as the coronavirus outbreak sends global prices plunging on concern that China’s demand for the fuel will collapse.

Coronavirus Update And Advice – ITF Seafarers

Coronavirus Update And Advice – ITF Seafarers
February 3, 2020 https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/coronavirus-update-and-advic...

The ITF is closely following all advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding the current outbreak which originated in Wuhan city, a major domestic and international transport hub.

Crew of ships from nCoV-hit Chinese areas not allowed to disembark in PH ports – PPA

Crew of ships from nCoV-hit Chinese areas not allowed to disembark in PH ports – PPA
Robie de Guzman • February 4, 2020 https://www.untvweb.com/news/crew-of-ships-from-ncov-hit-chinese-areas-n...

MANILA, Philippines – Crew members of vessels that came from China will not be allowed to disembark while docked at any ports in the country amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said.

Pinoy seafarer among 10 people found with nCoV on Japan cruise ship, transferred to Yokohama hospital

Pinoy seafarer among 10 people found with nCoV on Japan cruise ship
February 5, 2020 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/724890/pinoy-seafarer-a...

A Filipino seafarer was among the 10 people on board a cruise ship who were tested positive for novel coronavirus in Japan.

Seafarers, Novel Coronavirus and other infections

Seafarers, Novel Coronavirus and other infections
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO February 04,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/285923/seafarers-novel-coronavirus-an...

Seafarers were cautioned to follow health guidelines to prevent the spread of illnesses in view of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (NCoV)

Non-resident Indian status tweak leaves seafarers stranded on high seas

NRI status tweak leaves seafarers stranded on high seas
04/02/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/nri-status-tweak-leaves-seafarers-s...

More than 3 lakh Indian seafarers including those working on foreign ships are set to face a double whammy, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing changes to the rules for computing non-resident status for taxation purposes in the Budget.

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