Maritime personnel and services have been declared as essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The MLA Committees are posting relevant articles on their web pages.  As a service to the maritime community, the MLA is posting the below links related to maritime operations. 

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The following are publicly available resources:

US Department of Homeland Security

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency has developed guidance for state and local jurisdictions and the private sector in considering how to manage and continue access and re-entry for essential workers.

US Coast Guard
US Customs and Border Protection – Fully operational
US Transportation Security Administration
US Army Corps of Engineers

The CDC has a great deal of information and many resources available online here

USDA Federal Grain Inspection Service – Fully operational
European Maritime Safety Agency

Has established a website providing links to COVID-19 updates for member states here:

The World Health Organization

Has a great deal of guidance and information available here.  See also:



This information is not all-inclusive and is provided as a convenience, for informational purposes only. The above links do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the MLA of the information provided, nor is the MLA providing any legal guidance. The MLA bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external sites or for that of subsequent links.