ITALY REOPENED INTERNATIONAL BORDERS FROM JUNE 3rd, 2020
NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND MOVEMENT
From 3 June 2020, starting day of Phase 3, trips between Italian Regions and travel to and from abroad is allowed.
Visitors from the EU, Schengen countries and the UK are permitted to enter Italy without the 14-day self-isolation measure, still required for arrivals from other nations at least until 15 June.
Some Italian Regions (e.g. Sardinia, Sicily, Apulia and Lazio) are now asking registration for visitors entering their territory in order to monitor the entries. Visitors will simply have to register online or by app, providing their personal data.
SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES
In Italy, the use of masks is generally compulsory in public spaces, when using public transport, when the 1m social distancing is not possible, in private cars for non-cohabitants (max. 3 persons/car).
Self-isolation is requested with a body temperature >37.5°C;
Boating is permitted within the application of the new guidelines for marine activities issued by the Ministry of Transport:
- Recreational boating and bareboat charter
Users’ individual responsibility remains the key factor in the application on board of the general social distancing measures (1m between non-cohabitants persons).
Individuals can share the same cabin just in case they live in the same home.
Personal protection equipment must be used during docking procedures and dock assistance, bunkering, setting sails, etc.
For charter boats the sanitization of the craft after each change of guests is compulsory.
- Crewed charter
Additional measures include the regular sanitization of the crew areas and the obligation for the crew to be tested for Covid-19 before boarding and to check their body temperature daily. Third parties are not allowed to access charter boats.
GENOA INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
The Genoa Boat Show will once again welcome industry professionals, boaters and visitors from October 1st to October 6th. In view of the current circumstances, a plan with extraordinary measures will be adopted for the 2020 edition of the event, aiming at the design of a flexible layout that can be adapted to the various scenarios. This framework, which may be enriched by further initiatives, will guarantee the safest conditions for the organization and management of the event and for welcoming visitors and exhibitors.
Issued on 5th June 2020 by the Italian Marine Industry Association