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Is CORONA covered under P&I insurance?
Modified on: Fri, 20 Mar, 2020 at 6:43 AM
When is it possible to sign off?
Are seafarers quarantined once they reach their home country?
Will we be immediately Quarantined on sign off at a port?
Will there be allotment delays due to current situation?
How will I get back home if the borders of my country are closed?
What if someone from my family got sick and I am on the vessel
What if I need to sign off due to a personal emergency
What if someone going onboard a vessel is infected e.g. Pilots, PSC inspector, et al
Will a seafarer get masks & sanitiser after signing off and before boarding flight?
What if there is no chance for crew change for more that 3-4 weeks? How the company will work the solution?
If we are in a port at the time, we find we have an unwell crew member, do we report it to the Authorities? Can we disembark the sick seafarer to hospital? What other steps do we take?
What happens if many of the officers and crew become infected?
If I am at sea and scheduled to arrive at Port within the next few hours/days and find I have an infected crew member on board. Do I advise the Port?
We have a duty to inform the owner/charterer of any events that can cause delay to the ship and cargo. Do we provide these notifications?
What happens if the Master becomes sick and there is no one with suitable qualifications to continue the passage?
If in Port, should any of those seafarers unaffected be allowed ashore?
What about inspectors and other officials coming on board?
What direct help will I get to deal with this situation?
My contract has ended but I've been informed that repatriation is not possible currently due to port restrictions. Is my contract extended until I am repatriated?
I have managed to leave the vessel but I can’t leave the country due to no flights back to my home country. Will I still be paid by my company?
I am onboard and I think that I have a fever. What should I do?
I am feeling depressed and anxious about the Corona virus Pandemic