In accordance with the provisions of the International Health Regulations 2005 (RSI) 1, the port developed its plan, Contingency Plan for the Leixões Port Authority, following the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Norms and Guidelines of the Directorate- General of Health (DGS) and the Port Health Authority, related to infection by the new Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that evolves to the disease COVID-19.


Under the terms of Decree-Law nº 22/2020, of 16 May, amended by Decree-Law nº 24-A / 2020, of 29 May, and in accordance with the suspension of authorizations for Transboundary Waste Movements for disposal in landfills , it is informed that the handling of any waste received in the national territory is not allowed since the 17th of May this year, destined for disposal in landfill.
 


Due to the South Container Terminal (TCS) Reconversion works, which requires a more efficient management of the storage space available in terminal, YILPORT Leixões is compelled to adopt contingency measures to ensure normal operation of the Container Terminal and its fluidity, either in the ships that call the Port of Leixões turnaround time or in the road and rail transport clearance.

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