Shipping. Papua New Guinea press review
Police Minister Bryan Kramer said that all PNG-bound ships will have to be without physical contact for 14 days before they will be allowed into port.
To coordinate the follow-up response, «Government will meet with all shipping firms, including Naqia (National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority), Customs PNG, PNG Ports to propose a system on how ships can basically dock without having contact with any members of the public in PNG».
Moreover, B. Kramer announced that that the Government was in the process of finalising National Operating Command Centre (NOCC) passes for essential services, which included car passes for essential service providers and employee pass for essential workers in both the public and private sectors.
According to B. Kramer while some companies need immediate passes, they could get temporary ones, which could be used at checkpoints and only for seven days.