The impact of Covid-19 pandemic: A review on maritime sectors in Malaysia

Menhat, Masha N.S., Mohd Zaideen, Izyan Munirah, Yusuf, Yahaya orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-6045-3245, Salleh, N.H.M., Zamri, Meor Azry and Jeevan, Jagan (2021) The impact of Covid-19 pandemic: A review on maritime sectors in Malaysia. Ocean and Coastal Management, 209 . p. 105638. ISSN 0964-5691

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The coronavirus disease 2019 or Covid-19 pandemic has affected many operations worldwide. This predicament also owes to the lockdown measures imposed by the affected countries. The total lockdown or partial lockdown devised by countries all over the world meant that most economic activities, be put on hold until the outbreak is contained. The decisions made by authorities of each affected country differs according to various factors, including the country's financial stability. This paper reviews the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on maritime sectors, specifically shipping, fisheries, maritime tourism, and oil and gas sector. The period of this study covers economic activities between the month of January towards the end of July 2020. Also discussed in this journal, is the analysis of the potential post-outbreak situation and the economic stimulus package. This paper serves as a reference for future research on this topic.

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