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 maritime station of Dénia. Boarding has been done in groups to avoid crowds, and hydroalcoholic gel has been dispensed to passengers, who must wear masks both during boarding and during the journey. Both in the terminals and on board, constant cleaning is carried out with certified products for the disinfection of Covid-19. In ships and maritime stations, signs have been incorporated to maintain safety distances, as well as posters and videos that recall the recommendations, and screens have been installed in direct service areas. Baleària hopes to shortly become the first shipping company worldwide to obtain the Global Safe Site Covid-19 label in its highest degree (Excellence) by the international certification and inspection entity Bureau Veritas, which periodically analyzes the possible presence of Covid- 19 in the ships of the shipping company that currently operate and the maritime stations of Dénia and València, whose management depends on Baleària.
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.