The world nowadays is feared from the main disease so called â€œCoronavirusâ€. This Coronavirus impact on imports expected to be larger and longer than previously expected. Also, there are still a lot of unknowns to fully determine the impact of the coronavirus on the supply chain. Shipping accounts for 90% of the global trade ensuring steady supply of food, fuel and medicines to consumers across the world. The coronavirus infection that originated in Wuhan, Hubei, China, is threatening to disrupt this trade channel. For instance, the port of Baltimoreâ€™s booming container terminal reduces its operating hours starting 1 March 2020 because of declines in incoming cargo due to the international coronavirus outbreak. Furthermore, Indian container ports brace for double-digit volume drop from coronavirus. Also, Mexican container ports prep for coronavirus-driven cargo slump. Overall, all container ports in the world are affected from this Coronavirus spread which threatens further pain for container terminal sector.
1) Please explain the scenario of Oman Container Port Operation in Sohar Port and Salalah Port due to the Coronavirus.
2) What would be the impacts to the container terminal in terms of 1) equipment, 2) operations time, 3) human resource, 4) container throughput, 5) financial due to this disease?
3) In general, what are the Positive Impact and Negative Impact of Coronavirus to the Container Terminal Operations?
4) How does the Container Terminal Operator able to discover the operations from the losses?
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