Covid 19 / Corona - NORWAY
Norwegian Union of Marine Engineer – Covid 19, information Norway
Covid 19 Info NUME 070520.pdf
"The Norwegian government has introduced the most radical measures taken since World War II"
The maritime covid-19 assessment tool is an interactive support tool with information on assessment, treatment and follow-up of individuals with suspected Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at sea; The maritime COVID-19 assessment tool
Seafarers on Ship & MODU and Fishermen have a Critical social function
Industry and unions set out a 12-step solution for governments to free seafarers from COVID-19 lockdown
IMO Secretary-General issues personal message to seafarers
Extending the validity of personal certificates
COVID-19 - Extension of certificates and vessel instructions
Guidelines regarding seafarers signing on and off ships in Norwegian ports
Hours of rest and manning – NB- NUME has demanded the authority to revoke this!
Crews coming from abroad
Will be quarantined at home for 14 days. Not be closer to persons outside the household than 2 meters for more than 15 minutes. Prohibit traveling on public transport. Domestic flights and Offshore helicopter traffic as normal, further flight to the final destination for the quarantine will be accepted. Taxi trips must take place in maxi-taxi.
Deviations from the agreements and local adaptations
NUME and Norwegian ships owner's association are agreed on a mandate protocol of limited duration only related to situations arising from the change of crew during the Corona situation that the local parties in each shipping company can agree on solutions as;
(1G = Nkr. 99 858.-)
The Government and the Parliament has so far agreed on three separate "Corona-virus relief bills" to ensure suspended workers' pay, welfare measures to the society, activity for businesses who are affected by the virus and future activity for Norwegian business.
The Government and the Parliament has agreed on a "Corona-law", an act that allows the Government to adopt new laws and regulations without having to pass this through the Parliament. The law can be overruled by the Parliament if 1/3 of the members disagree with the new law or regulations. The purpose of this act is to give the Gov. extended powers to secure normal functions in the society.
Odd Rune Malterud
Assistant Director & Technical ManagerDNMF/Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers
Mob. +47 913 21 563 mail: firstname.lastname@example.org