THE TOP PRIORITY OF THE PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES IS TO PRESERVE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF ITS EMPLOYEES, MARITIME AND PORT PERSONNEL, AS WELL AS FELLOW CITIZENS AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.
IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES, THE PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES REMAINS OPEN IN ORDER TO ENSURE THE CONTINUITY OF THE LOGISTICS CHAIN FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS, AND THIS, IN COLLABORATION WITH SHIPPERS, CREW MEMBERS, LONGSHOREMEN AND ALL ACTORS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN, THEREBY ENSURING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS AND THEIR ECONOMIC IMPACT.
SHARE INFORMATION …
All crew members of ships may not travel outside the limits of berths without having previously received the authorizations required by the Port of Sept-Îles.
The majority of foreign vessels that frequent the Port have stays at sea one to three times the 14-day isolation period.
All ships are required to provide a crew member health report 96 hours and 24 hours before arriving in Canadian waters and to report the development of any symptoms during their stay.
Strict instructions from shipowners and captains are given to protect the crew and limit land contact to avoid exposure to the virus.
All port companies, including shippers, shipping agencies and stevedoring companies, have also implemented strict guidelines and rigorous protocols to protect the health of workers and ensure compliance with all required measures by government authorities.