Worrying times for Singapore's maritime front-liners in midst of Covid-19

Mr Jimmy Koh, chief harbour pilot of PSA Marine, is part of Singapore's community of frontline maritime personnel. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE - Every time harbour pilot Jimmy Koh boards an incoming vessel to help guide it through Singapore's port waters, he is overcome by a nagging worry that he might catch Covid-19 from its foreign crew.

"Due to the nature of our job, we are required to board all vessels arriving in Singapore, hence we are a little worried as we are facing an 'invisible' enemy," said the 47-year-old.

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