March 21 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update - Additional Measures
This is further to our Business Update circulated on 18th March 2020.
In view of latest Director General Shipping (‘DGS’) Order No. 04 of 2020 dated 20th March 2020 we have taken additional measures to ensure all Marine and Vessel operations are in compliance with the Instructions in the above order, before vessel arrival, during operations and post operations. All our valued Shipping Line Customers and related Stakeholders including Vessel Agents are to ensure strict compliance to relevant portions of the DGS order referenced above.
APM Terminals Pipavav, being engaged in providing essential services, remains fully operational including on 22nd March 2020. Vessels calling the port are arriving and sailing as scheduled and all our employees are fully enabled to work to secure business continuity while complying all guidelines for COVID-19 issued by statutory authorities. We are closely monitoring the local situation and committed to ensure the safety of employees whilst working towards mitigating any possible impact to your supply chain.
We continue uninterrupted to accept and evacuate container / cargo arriving by vessel, rail and road. Port Customs house, clearance and other business activities at the port and associated CFS facilities, Liquid / Gas and RoRo terminals are uninterrupted.
The prohibitions for visitors to the Port as advised in Business Update circulated on 18th March 2020 remain unchanged.
We shall keep all our stakeholders and customers updated through our ‘Advisories’. Your colleagues can also stay connected with our corporate and regional offices for any information on port operations.
Your usual Commercial contacts are available for any questions or concerns. We are committed to supporting you and your business in the best possible way throughout this challenging situation.
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