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ICS issues guidelines for shipping on coronavirus

The International Chamber of Shipping has, in collaboration with organizations such as the WHO and IMO, formulated a number of guidelines for ships and crew members on how to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

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The outbreak of coronavirus, which has spread to several countries the world over, now prompts the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to issue a number of recommendations for the shipping industry on how to best avoid spreading the virus.

The shipping organization has, in collaboration with actors like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN's International Maritime Organization (IMO), formulated these recommendations for ships and onboard crew members in a document available here.

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