Provincial Government's Decision to Lockdown Sindh

Category: Announcement , COVID-19

Provincial Government few hours ago issued notification stating “There shall be complete ban on movement of people including Intercity or Intercity Provincial Travel or gathering of any kind for social, religious or any other purpose at any place, public or private, including all offices, public or private situated within the territorial limits of Province of Sindh”.  According to notification this step has become necessary to control COVID-19 virus spread.  Restriction would become operative from 00:00 Hours March 23 and would remain enforce for 15 days. 
However there is a list of essential services that are exempted from lock down.  The list includes port operations staff.  Further, Minister for Port & Shipping in tweet wrote “Technical Staff will be present in all ports to handle shipments of grain, food item, edible oils, LNG, oil piers and even dredging”.   
To all our principals/clients, we wanted to reassure you that we remain dedicated to continue providing all our Customers with the highest quality of Service. The safety of our employees, the ships, crew onboard and the community around whom we interact for executing the business, remain our priority and we have taken wide range of precautionary measures to minimize health risks including protocols for deep cleaning of work place, body temperature screening, sanitization at every stage and minimal human interaction.
We are in close contact with the authorities in each port where we operate and Alpine Marine closely follow medical protocols from global and national health authorities to ensure the action we take are aligned and complied with highest standards.
In additional we have rolled out business resiliency and continuity plan to ensure we continue to provide you with the seamless services as always.


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