Corona prevention
Information for employees and partners

In order to slow down the spread of the coronavirus on the shipyard, we are taking various measures. Our aim: to act with foresight, take precautions and ensure the safety of our employees.

We use this page especially to inform our employees without a PC and our partners about current developments.

Our prevention measures (07.04.2020)

Show the shipyard id card without being asked

When entering the shipyard, the id card with the stickers must be shown to the security personnel without being asked! The shipyard may not be entered without permission of the security personnel. The instructions of the security personnel must be followed.

Ensuring childcare

Parents who have to care for their children at home due to the closure of daycare centres and schools should discuss a solution with their supervisors at short notice. IG Metall and Nordmetall have agreed on a special exemption in case of childcare bottlenecks:

  • Extension of "T-Zug A" (conversion into free days) for childcare for children up to the age of 12.
  • After using the rest of the vacation, working time accounts (reduction to -21h) and T-Zug A, further five paid days off are granted (at a 5-day week).

E-Mail for questions

We have set up a separate e-mail address for concerns and inquiries related to the Corona situation:
Questions will either be forwarded by our team to the responsible department or answered directly.

Preventive Measures

The following apply to everyone: everyone can contribute to their own protection and the protection of all colleagues by acting responsibly:

  • Keep your distance: If possible, keep a distance of one or two metres from other people as a precaution.
  • Washing and disinfecting hands regularly
  • Coughing and sneezing label (including coughing/sneezing into the crook of the arm)
  • Refrain from physical contact (e.g. shaking hands)Avoids contact with people suffering from respiratory diseases
  • If you or a person living in your household has been in one of the risk countries listed in the current questionnaire in the last 14 days:
    If you are still at home, contact your supervisor and a doctor by telephone and discuss the further procedure.
    If you are already at the shipyard, contact your supervisor and leave the shipyard immediately.This also applies if you have no complaints.
    In this case you are not allowed to enter the shipyard for a period of 14 days (from the end of your journey).
Further information is available online from the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Centre for Health Education.

Contact doctor by phone

If you have cold symptoms, please do not introduce yourself personally to our company doctor. Please contact her or your family doctor by telephone.

Check necessity of internal meetings

Please ask whether internal meetings are necessary. Please arrange internal meetings whenever possible via Acano.

Prohibition of business trips

  • Business trips of any kind are prohibited with immediate effect until further notice due to the increased risk of the coronavirus. Exceptions are only possible in urgent cases and by release of the respective GL member. In this case please contact your supervisor.
  • In the meantime, please use telephone or video conferencing to stay in contact with colleagues or partners.
  • Please also think about your private holiday plans.

Query before entering the shipyard

All persons have to fill out an updated questionnaire before entering the yard. The reason for the questionnaire update is the inclusion of new high-risk areas. You can always find the current questionnaire on our website on the start page.

Canteens closed

Our canteens are closed until further notice.

Use stairs instead of elevators

Use the stairs. The elevators in office buildings are available only for persons with physical disabilities or for the transport of materials.

Opening hours human resources

All topics and inquiries to human resources should be sent by e-mail or by telephone. All employees are required not to come by in person. Documents can be dropped in the mailbox in front of the office.

Behavior in smoking areas

The nationwide ban on assemblies has to be followed also on the shipyard. Keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres to colleagues in the smoking areas.
If the instructions are not followed, the smoking areas must be closed.

Tranings and Workshops postponed

All internally and externally planned trainings and workshops will be cancelled by end of April. Training management will organise alternative dates for a possible later time. For planned training courses starting in May, the procedure is coordinated in week 16. Planned online training courses can be continued.

Changed IT support at NEPTUN WERFT - adapted IT on-site service

The Service Desk is still available through the channels you are familiar with (

  • Please use the MEYServicePortal for reporting IT problems, orders and status requests.
  • A call is important in the case of operation-critical faults that affect several end users.
  • If such are known information is always shared on the MEYServicePortal homepage.

The on-site service will be adjusted immediately. ·

  • All employees are required not to come to the IT office area in person.
  • A service counter for the terminal device issue has been set up in the administration building zone 3 2nd floor. This will be followed by an additional counter in the social annex H7 ground floor in zone 2 when the zone concept comes into force.
  • Appointments can be made by calling the number 2000.