Skip to main content

Sal Heavy Lift operating during COVID-19

Published by , Editor
Dry Bulk,


Sal Heavy Lift is working to ensure it delivers cargo around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All the company’s vessels remain fully operational and its office staff are either working in office or at home.

Safety

Safety is the company’s top priority. It is taking measures in accordance with recommendations from relevant authorities. Some of the latest measures, include:

On board

The company’s seafarers live in a virologic microcosm on board the vessels. However, international travel restrictions make it almost impossible to make any crew changes. Nevertheless, there are measures in place to protect the seafarers during their daily work. First and foremost, Sal Heavy Lift makes sure that distances are kept and that only limited contact takes place with shore people when its vessels are in port. It also aims to keep any visits to an absolute minimum. If on-board attendance cannot be avoided, all visitors are to register their visit early so that individual risk assessments can be done and any mitigation measures based on purpose and extend of the visit. While on board the vessels, everyone is to comply with the safety rules and to keep distance to one another. The company keeps the right to reject any visitors who do not comply with its hygiene and safety regulations on board. As a general measure, there are sanitation protocols in place and crews receive regular instructions on the latest preventative and hygiene measures.

In port

Due to the many quarantine restrictions that have been put in place by governments around the world, the company’s vessels can be exposed to longer waiting times at ports. The vessel planning is developed around the latest updates from governments, to minimise its exposure to any delays caused by COVID-19 regulations.

In office

The majority of its staff is currently working from home, but everyone is fully operational. The company’s main offices in Hamburg and Bremen are manned, however only with a minimum of staff at the moment.

Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/special-reports/30032020/sal-heavy-lift-operating-during-covid-19/

You might also like

 EnviroTech

Ready to revolutionise the cement industry?

Join our sister publication, World Cement, in Lisbon, 10 – 13 March 2024, for their first in-person conference and exhibition: EnviroTech.

This exclusive knowledge and networking event will bring together cement producers, industry leaders, technical experts, analysts, and other stakeholders to discuss the latest technologies, processes, and policies being deployed at the forefront of the cement industry’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.

Get your early bird tickets NOW »

 

Port of Maputo achieves record volume

Maputo Port Development Co. has announced its annual results, highlighting significant growth and consolidating its position as one of the region's main economic drivers.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

Dry cargo shipping news Dry cargo news