In the context of the prevention of infection with the COVID-19 (‘Corona’) virus, the government of The Netherlands and the RIVM has drawn up a number of policies and measures. These are in effect and also applicable to seagoing vessels. The document below adapts these policies and measures for implementation on board ships.
- Coronavirus- en preventie aan boord van zeeschepen (versie 03-04-2020)
- Coronavirus and prevention on board ships (version 03-04-2020)
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers'.
More about the COVID-19 virus on https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19