It will be business as usual for Grand Banks Yachts during Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO), which will take place from Jan 13 to Jan 26.

The group’s manufacturing yard in Pasir Gudang, Johor, has received approval to continue its operations during the period.

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Workers directly involved in the yard’s manufacturing operations will continue to work on-site and will be issued “Travel to Work” authorisation letters. The letters can be used when passing through police checkpoints within the state of Johor.

The group says it has implemented strict standard operating procedures since Feb 11, 2020, to ensure the health and safety of its employees.

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As at Jan 12, none of its 651 employees at the Pasir Gudang Yard has been infected by the virus.

As at 10.25am, shares in Grand Banks Yachts are trading flat at 25 cents.