PMO News Portal - Referring to the most important measures
taken by PMO in various sectors to prevent and deal with the coronavirus, Changiz
Javadpour stated that from the very beginning, instructions to care, diagnosis
and treatment of coronavirus were communicated to all ports in the country and
in order to deal with the spread of this virus in different sectors, the
relevant activities were planned to be implemented.
Regarding the measures taken by the Ports and Maritime
Organization, he continued: According to the instructions of care, diagnosis
and treatment of corona from the Infectious Diseases Management Center of the
Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education has been inquired and after
obtaining approval, all ports were notified. also field visits to all ports
regarding the status of preventive measures related to coronavirus and the
functional status of border health centers (human quarantine) in the country's
ports are being carried out.
The process of maritime operations, especially the process
of passing vessels, sanitary control of ships and crew of vessels, the
necessary measures before the ship entered the ports, were reviewed in
accordance with the existing health conditions and all port were notified in
Allocation of financial resources to provide health care
The increase in intra-organizational interactions was also
considered through the convening of an emergency meeting of the Central Crisis
Management committee. by reviewing and sharing valid scientific documents,
allocating financial resources, the provision of health items, disinfectants
and personal protective equipment required by the central headquarters and
ports of the country was realized by Ports and maritime organization.
temperature check-ins and providing thermal camera to the
Estimating the ports' need for sanitary items, disinfectants
and personal protective equipment in a one-week period and sending them to the
Crisis Management Headquarters of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development
to follow up on their supply from the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade are
other measures taken by the Ports and maritime Organization.
Communication of the 7 health guides of the Ministry of
Health to the ports
Request and follow up to receive some of the required health
guidelines, such as specific ship disinfection guidelines, marine
transportation control and health control instructions, and the need for health
controls in ports with traditional vessels, fishing ports, oil rigs and ports
located in Free trade-industrial zones were established by the Deputy Minister
of Health, Treatment and Medical Education.
Termination of face-to-face training courses and general
Developing guidelines for controlling coronavirus in ships
and communicating it to ports, providing health guidelines for protecting the
health of seafarers in the face of Covid 19, as well as issuing maritime
declarations and notifying maritime stakeholders and improve all administrative
procedures, canceling face-to-face training courses and public meetings, holding
necessary meetings online and using video conferencing, and closing all welfare
centers are among the other measures taken by PMO.