The virus: SARS-CoV-2
SARS-CoV-2 (Sars-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), formerly 2019-nCoV, 2019-novel Corona virus, novel Coronavirus 2019 and Wuhan Coronavirus.
This is the trigger.
The disease: COVID-19
The virus causes the disease called COVID-19 (for coronavirus disease 2019) and is the trigger of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was classified by the WHO as a "health emergency of international concern" on 30 January 2020 and as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. In public, the virus is usually (after the virus family) referred to as novel coronavirus, new coronavirus, coronavirus, corona only or occasionally (after the disease) as covid-19 virus.
Symptoms of COVID-19
- difficult breathing
Watch video from the WHO about the virus
Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19:
Source: post of Christopher Robin on Facebook
Information by the Australian Government about Corona
Article Information for Marine Pilots about novel coronavirus by Australian Government
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 February 2020
Article Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for shipping industry by ICS
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 March 2020
Article Current status of the next upcoming Maritime Pilots' events
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 March 2020
Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #3-Busan-loading
Article Brisbane Marine Pilots launched new website
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 April 2020
Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #5-Yantian-berth
HMM Algeciras at Yantian (8th May)
See the world’s largest containership (24,000 TEU) departing Yantian with a world record number of TEU’s on board (19,621 TEU). Wishing you ‘fair wind and following seas’ HMM Algeciras, through to Suez (25th May) then beyond to Rotterdam (ETA 3rd June), Hamburg (7th June), Antwerp (11th June) & London Gateway (14th June)