International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) issues new guidance to assist Ship Operators to continue to conduct business during the COVID-19 outbreak
The ICS has released new guidance to assist Ship Operators to continue to conduct business during the COVID-19 outbreak which come with a number of associated practical tools attached. These give advice provided by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Whilst some countries and companies may have appropriate plans in place, others may not and the tools may assist companies maintain their businesses at this difficult time.
The following attachments are found with the guidance:
- Annex 1A - pandemic contingency plan policy template.
- Annex 1B - emergency protocol business continuity template.
- Annex 1C - Model Employee Letter Regarding COVID-19
- Annex 1D- Model Employee Letter regarding responsibilities in relation to control of COVID-19.