Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Maritime News

Shippers Work ‘Ebola Clause’ Into Contracts

As Ebola persists in West Africa, shipping lines and traders are tweaking their contracts to protect themselves if the disease puts crews at risk of infection or prevents vessels calling at affected ports.

November 4, 2014
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Monday, October 20, 2014
Maritime News

IMO Ebola Infographic: What You Need to Know On Board Ships and In Ports

The chances of attracting the Ebola Virus Disease while onboard your ship or in port is extremely low, even if you find yourself traveling to and from the hardest hit countries...

October 20, 2014
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Texas Lab Worker Isolated On Carnival Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola

A Dallas hospital lab worker who spent much of a cruise holiday in isolation after possible exposure to Ebola, has tested negative for the disease, Carnival Cruise Lines said on Sunday.

October 20, 2014
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Friday, October 17, 2014
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Ebola: Texas Lab Worker Isolated Onboard Carnival Cruise Ship

A lab worker at the Dallas hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan died and two other nurses have fallen ill is in isolation onboard a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean.

October 17, 2014
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Maritime News

Ebola Fight: Royal Navy Medical Ship Deployed to West Africa

The UK Ministry of Defence is ramping up its efforts in the fight against Ebola with the deployment of troops, equipment and a medical ship to West Africa as the World Health Organization warns that the outbreak could infect 10,000 new people per week.

October 14, 2014
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Maritime News

Ports Tighten Ship Entry Procedures As Ebola Fears Spread

By Jonathan Saul, Gustavo Bonato and Ros Krasny Oct 8 (Reuters) – Brazil, Argentina and the United States have tightened port entry procedures for ships that have sailed from West...

October 8, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Carnival, Norwegian Shares Fall as Ebola Forces Lines to Skip Stops

Cruise line stocks fell after Carnival Corp. and a company being bought by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. canceled stops in West Africa over concerns about the spread of Ebola.

October 7, 2014
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Friday, September 19, 2014
Maritime News

Another Ebola Scare As Malta Rejects Cargo Ship’s Entry

The small Mediterranean island nation of Malta has rejected a cargo ship from entering its ports over fears that a sick crewmember onboard could have the Ebola Virus Disease.

September 19, 2014
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Cargo Ship From Africa Arrives in New Orleans With Sick Crew – Update

A possible yet unlikely Ebola scare today in New Orleans after a foreign-flagged ship which recently called in Africa arrived with at least one critically ill crewmember onboard.

September 18, 2014
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Thursday, September 4, 2014
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Maritime News

IMO Joins Ebola Travel Task Force

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the World Health Organization's international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force as part of a global effort to contain the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease and provide a coordinated international response for the travel and tourism sector.

September 4, 2014
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Offshore News

Ebola Virus Hits Bourbon’s First-Half Results

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is affecting Bourbon SA’s operations, the supplier of ships and crew to energy producers said after reporting it swung to a loss in the first half partly on industry cost cutting.

September 3, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Doctor Dies of Ebola In Nigeria’s Oil Hub Port Harcourt

A doctor in Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola after treating a contact of a Liberian-American man who was the first recorded case of the virus in Africa's most populous country, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

August 28, 2014
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Friday, August 15, 2014
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Island Nation Orders Vessel Quarantine Over Ebola Outbreak

Determined to keep the spread of the Ebola virus away from its shores, the small island nation of Cape Verde located off the coast of west Africa is taking preventative...

August 15, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Maritime News

If Your Shipmate Gets Ebola…

If your ship intends to call in ports affected by the Ebola virus, here are some important safety measures via the World Health Organization and the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator...

August 7, 2014
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Monday, August 4, 2014
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak

The international shipping community is being warned of the potential dangers from the unprecedented Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa.

August 4, 2014
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