Assoporti confirms that Italian ports are open to goods traffic
Only cruise traffic has been banned
March 20, 2020
Referring to the blockade starting today and until 3 April cruise activity at national port ports, Rossi points out that all the restrictions applied by the government are only related to the cruise industry."
"In full compliance with the measures taken by the government Italy, with the primary objective of protecting public health due to the current health emergency - the letter continues - the Association of Italian Ports wants to make it clear that the activities ports are carried out with appropriate measures. Ports, therefore, are fully operational with all of their usual services full functionality of all the offices dedicated to auditing, including the Port Authority, Customs, the Port Authority, the Health Offices Maritime and so do the others."
In addition, the President of Assoporti points out that "the measures taken by the government do not in any way restrict transport goods in the country."
"It remains in force - Rossi finally specifies - the obligation precaution of the so-called "Free Health Practice" issued by the local Office of Maritime Health. This document - remember - authorizes the docking of ships and all Italian ports are equipped and ready to apply any new measure deemed necessary by the Italian Department of Civil Protection without affecting the activities of handling of goods.'
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