More than nine months after China downgraded COVID-19 to “Category B” and fully opened its borders, the General Office of China’s Ministry of Transport announced yesterday that entry and exit from China will be fully restricted from September 18. Will be started again.cruise shipInternational cruise ship transportation in port.
The paper reported on the 19th that the General Office of China’s Ministry of Transportation issued a notice on the 18th, stating that after discussion with relevant departments, on the basis of the pilot resumption of international cruise transportation at Shanghai and Shenzhen cruise ports , it was decided to fully resume entry and exit from China from the date of the notice. International cruise transportation at domestic cruise ports.
The notice said various preparations should be made before international cruise ships can resume operationspandemicBefore a cruise ship that does not carry passengers during this period resumes operations, or before a newly constructed cruise ship is put into operation, it must undergo a non-commercial voyage and pre-voyage safety. Will have to be evaluated.
The notice stated that cruise shipping and port companies should establish and improve emergency protection and COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control systems and emergency plans in accordance with regulations and be equipped with necessary equipment.epidemic preventionsupply. The facilities and equipment at each customs clearance site must meet the customs clearance inspection requirements of cruise ships and their passengers.
The notice also said that transportation authorities and maritime management agencies at ports where cruise ships stop should assist Chinese-funded cruise shipping companies to strengthen dynamic monitoring of ships, improve shore-based support capabilities and Must guide how to do a good job in emergency response.
The transportation authority where the port is located should also guide cruise shipping companies to optimize on-board services and passenger entry, exit and boarding procedures to improve passenger services.
China downgraded COVID-19 to “category B and control” on January 8 this year, canceled entry centralized quarantine, and fully opened border ports. However, some border prevention and control measures have been maintained, such as entry health declarations. The General Administration of Customs of China announced on September 17 that it would reduce the content of the entry health declaration card from 18 items to 10 items.