27 May 2020 – Maritime Safety Authority advises social distancing necessary

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA) and Public Health Authority

Overview: The Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA) wishes to notify all boat owners and operators of vessels, in particular jet skis and speed boats, that even though there is an ease on the Public Health Authority Prohibition Order, social distancing and other precautionary measures are still in force. Boat owners and operators of vessels, in particular jet skis and speed boats, are being urged to respect social distancing and other precautionary measures still in force in relation to COVID-19 pandemic.
Full details here: http://www.nation.sc/articles/4791/boat-owners-urged-to-respect-measures-still-in-force-amid-covid-19

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: The Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA) wishes to notify all boat owners and operators of vessels, in particular jet skis and speed boats, that even though there is an ease on the Public Health Authority Prohibition Order, social distancing and other precautionary measures are still in force. Boat owners and operators of vessels, in particular jet skis and speed boats, are being urged to respect social distancing and other precautionary measures still in force in relation to COVID-19 pandemic.