Colombo Dockyard resumes operations focusing on strict health guidelines | Daily News

Colombo Dockyard resumes operations focusing on strict health guidelines

Colombo Dockyard PLC, (CDL) Shipyard operations resumed on November 1, giving highest focus to regulatory health guidelines in order to redeliver the ongoing projects at the earliest.

The management has taken proactive measures to carry out nearly 2,000 PCR screening of the yard team to-date and positive cases are being treated while the first contacts have been quarantined and the situation is being diligently attended in coordination with the authorities.

“Our team has gone to the extent of providing essential support to the relevant hospitals where our employees are being treated. An in-house task force is continuously following up on the well-being of the affected members and families,” release from CDL said.

The ship repair and shipbuilding teams are housed in special accommodations (Hotels) and health screened/cleared are shuttled to the shipyard for resuming work. “This process will be reviewed for any further improvements as the operation continues and numbers will be increased to meet the production requirements.”