Despite the spread of Coronavirus and in the conditions where there were the most restrictions for economic activities, fortunately, the largest volume of operations was carried out in the country's commercial ports, said the Managing Director of PMO
PMO News Portal – Mohammad Rastad announced that 270 ocean
liners have entered the country's ports since the beginning of the Iranian new year
and stated that Despite the spread of Coronavirus and in the conditions where
there were the most restrictions for economic activities, fortunately, the
largest volume of operations was carried out in the country's commercial ports.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to maintain the
health of staff and clients, Abadan port disinfected the work environment. Disinfection
of public and busy points of the three ports of Abadan, Arvandkenar and
Choyibdeh, the passenger port of Abadan port and the entrance and exit doors of
these three ports are being carried out continuously. In addition to these
measures, printing and installing a warning banner in the open and
administrative environment of Abadan ports, preparing and distributing
educational warning brochures against the spread of corona virus is another
program of Abadan ports and maritime management in the current situation.
In order to disinfect light and heavy vehicles entering the
port, the entrances and exits of Anzali port complex were equipped with a
mechanized system for rapid piping disinfection. In order to prevent the spread
of coronavirus, preventive measures such as measuring drivers' fever and
disinfecting trucks and trailers were carried out at the entrances and exits of
ports in Gilan province. In order to maintain the health and safety of the
personnel, all preventive measures such as training and distribution of sanitary
equipment such as gloves, masks, disinfectant gels and alcohol were performed
for the personnel of the protection unit.
The program for measuring fever and monitoring of people
with symptoms at the entrances of Shahid Beheshti and Shahid Kalantari ports
and the administrative buildings of this department was carried out and Fortunately,
no suspicious cases of corona have been observed in the monitoring. Providing
training to prevent and control the new coronavirus and installing banners in schools,
Shahid Beheshti and Shahid Kalantari ports, busy places, welfare and
administrative centers are other measures taken in this regard.
Shahid Bahonar Port
According to the plan, more than 2,300 passengers were
transferred from Sharjah to Bandar Abbas by making six sea voyages, and all
control and care measures were taken to prevent the spread of Covid 19 virus in
Bandar Abbas port. Due to the warnings regarding Corona Virus, the necessary
trainings for personal hygiene, environmental health, disinfection of the vessles’
environment, preparation and installation of banners in the area and passenger
terminal in Shahid Bahonar and Shahid Haqqani ports are being considered.
Due to the special conditions created by the outbreak of the
virus, all activities and commercial exchanges of Khorramshahr port are being
carried out under the protocol and safety requirements of the Ministry of
Health. One of the most important measures taken in the field of maritime
affairs in dealing with the outbreak of coronavirus is the face-to-face
measures to reduce the commuting of ship-owners and representatives.
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country and in
order to observe all health issues, this port from the early days by attending
the entrances and exits of the General Administration to conduct fever testing
and necessary training to personnel and masters, also in specific time
intervals. Disinfection and disinfection took place in the administrative and
operational areas. In this regard, in order to maintain the health of employees,
the department also provided sanitary packages, including masks, gloves and
disinfectant solution, and distributed them among the personnel of the General
Administration and its affiliated ports.
One of the most important measures in these cases is screening
and personal and public health. Due to the warning of the international
community about the outbreak of Corona virus and the connection of Bandar
Amirabad staff with citizens and employees of foreign vessels, the order to
form a team against Corona virus in Bandar Amirabad and mobilization of all
facilities in coordination with Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences was
issued to all deputies.