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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Update - Boston03/31/2020 Normal
FW: MSIB 11-20 on Essential Maritime Critical Infrastructure Workers03/30/2020 Normal
FW: MSIB 10-20 - COVID-19 Guidance for Maritime Operators on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements03/30/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/30/2020 Normal
FW: MSIB 10-20 - COVID-19 Guidance for Maritime Operators on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements03/28/2020 Normal
FW: MSIB 11-20 on Essential Maritime Critical Infrastructure Workers03/28/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/27/2020 Normal
Fwd: MSIB 09-20 - Vessel Inspections, Exams, and Documentation03/26/2020 Normal
Fwd: COVID-19 Cyber Scams in High Gear03/26/2020 Normal
PORT OF BOSTON COVID-19 update03/26/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/26/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/25/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/24/2020 Normal
COVID-19 ESSENTIAL SERVICES - Massachusetts Announcement from Gov. Baker - Emergency Order03/23/2020 High
FW: Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response03/23/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/23/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/20/2020 Normal
Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal
FW: MSIB 02-20, CH 303/18/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/18/2020 Normal
Boston Pilots / Covid - 1903/17/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/17/2020 Normal
Coronavirus update 03/17/2020 Normal
Mississippi River MSIB 02-20 Change 3 - Novel Coronavirus03/17/2020 Normal
Update - MSIB 02-20 (Change 2) Novel Coronavirus03/16/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/16/2020 Normal
USCG Port of Boston Bulletin03/13/2020 Normal
CBP Guidance for Crew03/13/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/13/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/12/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/11/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/10/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/09/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/06/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/05/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/04/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/03/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston03/02/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:PORT OF BOSTON COVID-19 update
Date:Thursday, March 26, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

COVID 19 is providing its own unique challenges, requiring all to stay extra vigilant on changing port call conditions and regulations.

If you would like updates for all USA ports, the easiest method for reviewing our daily port updates is by visiting: http://ports.moranshipping.com/default.aspx

PILOT BOARDINGS – BOSTON

The Boston Pilots remain vigilant to keep commerce flowing.  Boston Pilots have instituted bridge sanitation requirements and social distancing on board to be maintained all times.  Otherwise, ships continue to arrive and depart with limited disruptions.

 

Some vessels are being required to have security boarding’s dependent on their previous vessel ports of call.   

 

BOSTON MA at MARSEC Level 1

 

COVID-19 Corona Virus Information

 

Guidance on CBP’s seaport inspectional processes that will take effect immediately:

For cargo ships arriving from COVID-19 travel suspended countries, CBP is delaying the inspection of the crew until 14-days after foreign departure.  The crew remains onboard until inspected.  All vessels will be required to submit a security plan to include the hiring of additional guards for all vessels arriving from suspended countries.  Once the 14-day mark is passed, CBP will inspect the crew and may issue landing permits (if there are no other concerns).  In some cases the ship may depart the port before 14-days and in those cases the crew is remaining on board for the duration.

This applies to vessels arriving from, and any crew joining the vessel from listed in the following statement:

 

Presidential Proclamations have placed entry restrictions from persons arriving from or through the following countries: Iran, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau), the European states within the Schengen Area {Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland), and beginning at 11:59 p.m. eastern standard daylight savings time on March 16, 2020, United Kingdom and Republic of

Ireland.

 

All persons that have been in or through a country listed above may be subject to CDC screening prior to disembarkation .

 

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Illness of a person onboard any vessel<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.6pt"> that may adversely<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.4pt"> affect the safety of a vessel or port facility is<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.15pt"> a hazardous<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.1pt"> condition per 33 CFR 160.216 and must be reported immediately to the<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.25pt"> U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.55pt"> Port (COTP).<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#0A0A0A;letter-spacing:-.2pt"> Cases of persons<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.05pt"> who exhibit symptoms<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:1.5pt"> consistent with COVID-19<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:-1.2pt"> must<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:1.0pt"> be<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:1.3pt"> reported to the<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.35pt"> COTP.<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

 

The Coast Guard considers it a hazardous<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.7pt"> condition under 33 CFR 160.216 if anyone, regardless of where<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.05pt"> they have been<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.9pt"> or who they have interacted with, shows symptoms of COVID- 19 or other flu like<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:2.7pt"> illness.<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.35pt"> This requires immediate notification to the nearest Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP).<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:100%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

 

Per<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.1pt"> 42<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:.45pt"> CFR 71.21, vessels destined<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:1.25pt"> for a U.S. port are required to report to the CDC any<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.15pt"> sick<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.3pt"> or deceased<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:1.95pt"> crew/passengers during 15<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#3B3B3B;letter-spacing:-.3pt"> days prior to<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B"> arrival at the U.S. port. Guidance to vessels<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.25pt"> to report<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:.5pt"> deaths<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.7pt"> and<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:2.5pt"> illnesses<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.5pt"> to the CDC<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:.25pt"> can be found at: https:// go.usa.gov/xd jm j . U.S.<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:-.1pt"> flagged<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.4pt"> commercial vessels are also<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:2.1pt"> advised to report<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#262626;letter-spacing:.95pt"> ill crewmembers in accordance<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.3pt"> with the requirements<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#4B4B4B;letter-spacing:-.6pt"> of each foreign port called upon.<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:101%;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/

CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

Be well!

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Best Regards,

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.