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Subject:FW: 01-20 MSIB Novel Coronavirus Precautions
Date:Tuesday, January 28, 2020
MSIB 01-20 Novel Coronavirus Precautions - USCG.pdf    

Thank you,

Kelly Moran, Vice President
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Wesley Morse <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:05 AM
Good Day to All,

     I have been asked to forward this to our port partners.

See Ya',

     Wes Morse
     Operations Superintendent
     Port Tampa Bay

-----Original Message-----
From: Sanford, Clark W LT <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:57 AM
To: Wesley Morse <>;
Cc: David St. Pierre <>
Subject: 01-20 MSIB Novel Coronavirus Precautions

Good Morning Gentlemen,

  A novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is causing an outbreak of pneumonia-type illness in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.  This outbreak began in early December 2019 and continues to expand in scope and magnitude.

**It would be greatly appreciated if you could please forward this MSIB to all of our port partners and stakeholders for awareness.**  It has been posted on the Coast Guard's Homeport also.

  Our maritime partners should ensure they are familiar with Section 5310 Procedures for Vessel Quarantine and Isolation, Section 5320 - Procedures for Security Segregation of Vessels in the Area Maritime Security Plan, as well as any responsibilities within the Marine Transportation System Recovery Plan.

Thank you!

Best Regards,

LT Clark Sanford
Ports and Waterways Branch Chief
USCG Sector St. Petersburg
155 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606
813-228-2191 x8105

Notice posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.