Temporary Guidelines for Conducting a Vessel Inspection During Covid-19 & Temporary Covid-19 Precautions During an Inspection
OCIMF, INTERTANKO AND CDI has jointly released temporary guidelines which provide a common set of industry procedures to help facilitate CDI-Marine or OCIMF Programme inspections during the Covid-19 situation. If followed, they will minimise the time an Inspector needs to spend onboard a vessel, while ensuring the vessel’s crew, the Operator and the Inspector are prepared.
Also released Temporary Covid-19 Precautions During an Inspection. This document outlines the measures to be taken by Programme Participants when conducting Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) or Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) inspections or
audit programmes onboard Vessels, at Terminals or Logistic Service Provider sites to protect Inspectors, crews and terminal staff from Covid-19. The measures in these precautions may only reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission. They will not eliminate the risk to the crew or inspector of being infected and then further spreading the infection The precautions recommended in this document are aligned with current World Health Organization (WHO) Covid-19 precautions dated 5 June 2020.