Working persistently to minimize supply chain disruptions: APM Terminals Pipavav
Jakob Friis Sørensen, managing director, APM Terminals Pipavav stated that they are working persistently to ensure the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on their customers' supply chain is minimum
March 27, 2020: Jakob Friis Sørensen, managing director, APM Terminals Pipavav stated that they are working persistently to ensure the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on their customers' supply chain is minimum.
“In these challenging times, our prime objective is to keep our employees and the community safe. We are closely monitoring the local situation and committed to ensuring the safe operations whilst working towards mitigating any possible impact. We are working persistently to support our customer’s supply chain with minimum disruptions, " he said.
"APM Terminals Pipavav continues safe operations at the port by adopting stringent measures in line with the guidelines of the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) and local governing bodies, in the wake of the Covid-19," says the release.
APM Terminals Pipavav, being engaged in providing essential service; as they carry essential goods and commodities such as fuel, medical supplies, food grains etc.
Besides port operations are important to ensure that the supply chain remains uninterrupted and availability of essential supplies is maintained.
"The port has adopted standard crisis protocol at both the international and local levels as per the various relevant guidelines of Govt. of India, Government of Gujarat and other statutory bodies/administration. The entry of non-business critical visitors at the port is prohibited. However, business-critical visits are permitted on prior approval and visitors are undergoing health screening at port entry/exit to ensure the safety of the employees and the visitors. All Port users are being sensitized about COVID-19 and precautions to be taken, " says the release.