Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for marine pilots

More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) — what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading — can be found in our fact sheet, What you need to know.

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Publication date: 
5 February 2020
Last updated: 
14 February 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes:

  • what are the symptoms of coronavirus?
  • how does coronavirus spread?
  • what is Australia doing?
  • what vessels have additional coronavirus requirements?
  • how do I find out if a vessel may be subject to additional coronavirus requirements?
  • how can I reduce my risk?
  • am I subject to enhanced health screening and isolation recommendations if I pilot a vessel?
  • what should I do if I develop symptoms after disembarking the vessel?
  • will I be contacted if I have been exposed to someone with coronavirus?
  • other information
  • where can I get more information about coronavirus?
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