Maintaining uninterrupted and safe supply chains globally


Gulftainer is performing extensive and round-the-clock sanitisation of its facilities while implementing social distancing protocols amongst employees and external stakeholders. The company has taken numerous measures to keep its employees and customers safe, ensuring business continuity and uninterrupted service across vessel and port operations.

Key measures have included ensuring that:

  • Warehouses are sanitised on a daily basis
  • All equipment (forklifts, hustlers, cranes, Reachstackers, etc.) is sanitised after every fuelling
  • All employees have been trained in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures regarding the prevention of COVID-19
  • All staff meetings have been held via video-conference calls to promote social distancing
  • Any employee who is experiencing potential symptoms is directed to stay home
  • Operations office staff are working on staggered schedules
  • All visiting crew members remain onboard vessels
  • All vessel workers wear masks to limit potential exposure
  • Cargo documents and necessary paperwork is transmitted digitally


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