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Almost 200 passengers sailed to the islands yesterday from the Baleària de Dénia station

May 26 from 2020 - 09: 37

The fast ferry Cecilia Payne de Baleària left yesterday afternoon from the port of Dénia bound for Ibiza and Palma with 183 passengers on board. Today the shipping company has resumed high speed on this route and on the Alcúdia-Ciutadella and Ibiza-Palma crossings, while tomorrow it will begin operating the Ramon Llull uniting the Peninsula with Formentera and Ibiza. It should be noted that the high-speed ship Cecilia Payne It has a capacity for 800 passengers, which guarantees safety distances on board.

In addition, passengers of the Cecilia Payne They have been the first to use the temperature measurement arc, prior to shipment, that the shipping company has installed in the Dénia maritime station. The shipment has been carried out in groups to avoid crowds, and hydroalcoholic gel has been dispensed to passengers, who must wear masks both on boarding and during the journey. Both in the terminals and on board, constant cleaning is carried out with certified products for the disinfection of the Covid-19. Signs to maintain safety distances have been incorporated into ships and maritime stations, as well as posters and videos that recall the recommendations, and partitions have been installed in the direct attention areas. Baleària hopes to become the first shipping company in the world to obtain the Global Safe Site Covid-19 label in its maximum degree (Excellence) by the international certification and inspection entity Bureau Veritas, which periodically analyzes the possible presence of Covid. -19 on the ships of the shipping company that currently operate and the maritime stations of Dénia and València, whose management depends on Baleària.

Security measures

Baleària works so that its ships and the facilities it manages directly are as safe spaces as possible in front of the Covid-19. Thus, since May 11, it has carried out temperature measurements in all the ports where it operates and has incorporated ozone disinfection machines in some of its ships, in addition to reorganizing shipments and disembarkations to avoid crowds. It should be remembered that the use of a mask is mandatory on board, and that the shipping company provides hydro-alcoholic gel to passengers. With these measures, along with others that are being worked on, Baleària expects to be the first shipping company in the world in June to obtain the Global Safe Site Covid-19 label in its highest degree (Excellence) by the international certification and inspection entity. Bureau Veritas.

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