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Ebola outbreak – potential legal issues for Members

In the past few weeks we have reported on some of the practical and legal aspects of the ebola outbreak . See also article below in the Port News section. Our Associate Members, Ince & Co, have produced a very useful briefing on the legal aspects of ebola Members may face. They have kindly given us permission to reproduce their guidance, which can be accessed here. Contact : Michele White ... Login to view this article


Ebola outbreak and update for shipping

The ebola outbreak in West Africa is continuing to cause concern for shipping. This is of particular concern regarding quarantine clearance at terminals for any vessel which has called in affected countries in the region. We understand that some terminals are putting in place additional monitoring prior to granting free pratique. For those vessels coming from affected areas, advice should be...... Login to view this article

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USCG Safety Bulletin on ebola virus precautions

The US Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin ( MSIB No. 12-14 ) which provides precautions to be taken regarding the ebola virus. In particular, this safety bulletin provides: The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) travel warnings. Key points concerning the ebola virus. Reminders that vessel owners/operators calling at the US should be aware of, including;    i) The...... Login to view this article

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Fresh success for INTERTANKO’s FDIP – have you signed up?

Earlier this month, INTERTANKO’s Freight and Demurrage Information Pool (FDIP) acting on behalf of one of our Members, approached a charterer in respect of unpaid additional freight invoices totalling USD 36,558.77. Just two days later, after FDIP’s intervention, the charterers paid the outstanding amount in full. This is just one of many successes the FDIP has recorded, for more information on...... Login to view this article


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