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Detained vessel allowed to sail from Bangladesh, as no coronavirus found

16 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The Bangladeshi port authority Mongla Port did not find any symptoms of COVID-19 in the crew of the bulk carrier Serenitas N, which later off-loaded imported coal at birth and sailed on 15 March, say Bangladesh shipping industry sources. On arrival in the first week of March the vessel carrying the flag of the Marshall Islands had suspended off-loading of imported coal at Mongla, due to suspicion of the coronavirus affecting the crew. The vessel was detained when three sailors of vessel h...

Bangladesh suspends coal discharge in fear of coronavirus

10 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh has suspended offloading of imported coal from a foreign flag vessel due to suspicion of coronavirus in crew, at Mongla port in southern Bangladesh last week. According to theport authority the offloading of coal from bulk carrier Serenitas N was stopped on  at berth number H- 3 of Mongla Port on 5 March as three sailors of the vessel were taken into an isolation ward for having a body temperature that exceeded the normal range. The vessel had sailed from the Lianyungang port in...