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Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Webinar for Maritime

Please join the SOCP on March 19 (12:00 PM ET) for a 1-hour Webinar to address what maritime personnel can expect if there is an actual or suspected exposure to COVID-19. There will be moderated discussion with representation from the USCG and CDC (to be confirmed). There will also be a Recap of the SOCP’s 2019 Pandemic Exercise.

From The Maritime Executive: WHO Issues Guidelines for COVID-19 Control On Board Vessels

“The World Health Organization (WHO) has released guidelines to avoid or manage an outbreak of coronavirus on board ships. The recently-released guide calls on shipowners to provide crew with guidance so they can recognize signs and symptoms of the virus. If a suspected case is identified, WHO recommends that the ship should start an outbreak management plan on board, […]

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As Featured in Maritime Executive: Playing the “What If” Game

Featured in the Jan-Feb 2020 edition of Maritime Executive, and written by MITAGS's Assistant Director of Business Development, Jon Kjaerulff, "Playing the 'What If' Game" discusses the hazards of the real world that lurk around the corner while passengers enjoy their idea of "fun" on a cruise ship.