ARGENTINA - SUPA Stevedoring Union - possible new quarantine measures for vessels coming from Brazil


So far SUPA Stevedoring Union at Bahia Blanca Port are still requesting 14 days quarantine to all vessels coming from abroad.

Vessels coming from Uruguayan and Brazilian ports used to be authorized by Port authorities on case by case basis with the agreement from Union, subject all crew found in good health conditions.

Now considering outbreak situation in Brazil including possible new Covid variant, Union is evaluating to apply 14 days quarantine to all vessels coming from Brazil also at NECOCHEA port.

This would even apply for those vessels been granted free pratique at any other Argentinian Port previously (Upriver), where Stevedores would insists to comply with such minimum 14 days to count since last port call in Brazil.

Union will advise tomorrow Friday 26th if  the above measure is confirmed, and if same could be extended to other ports.

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