CDI Covid-19 Procedures update 18/6/2020

This notice supersedes CDIs temporary Covid-19 inspection procedures dated 12th May 2020

Taking into account the continued relaxation of Covid-19 travel restrictions in some parts of the world, CDI has updated its temporary measures to continue to facilitate CDI stakeholders inspection requirements as follows

For CDI-Marine-
1. Ship Operators should continue to submit inspection requests to CDI in the usual manner.
2. However, to facilitate this on a temporary basis and until further notice, CDI will still need to continue to use inspectors either based locally in the country of inspection, or in an adjacent country of the inspection request, or where inspectors can travel to the inspection port, via established air corridors
3. Until the 6th July 2020, in the scenario where, following a request for a ship inspection and where CDI is unable to nominate an inspector to a particular port/country, due to Covid-19 related matters. CDI will continue to temporarily, on a case-by-case basis, extend the active report for the ship for a period of 3 months from the anniversary date of the initial inspection
4. Those ships with active reports that either have had, or will be granted, a 3-month extension, will automatically archive at the end of their extended 3-month period
3. From the 6th July 2020, CDI will no longer grant extensions to active CDI-Marine ship inspection reports
All archived reports will continue to remain archived.

For CDI-T and IMPCAS-,
1. Any active CDI-T or IMPCAS report, which was due to archive from the 13th March to the 1st August 2020, will remain active in the database, until the 1st August 2020.
2. On the 1st August 2020, any CDI-T report which has exceeded its usual 36-month active time period will be automatically archived
All archived reports will continue to remain archived.

CDI is continuing to regularly review the situation as matters change and develop on a daily basis.

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