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Coronavirus – Contingency Plan & Guidelines for Dutch vessels
The Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate published a Contingency Plan and Guidelines in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) which applies to all ships flying the Dutch Flag.
They considers the COVID-19 outbreak to be a force majeure situation and wanted that ships registered under the flag of the Netherlands are able to continue to operate despite possible expired certificates caused by the current COVID-19 situation.
This Contingency Plan provides information regarding postponement of inspections and extending the validity of mandatory certificates due to difficulties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.