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Ebola: Immigration update for Sri Lanka

In a Weekly News article last week , we reported a list of countries from which enhanced immigration processes are in place to combat the risk of transmission of Ebola. Since this article was published, conflicting information has come to light, including this fax from the Ceylon Association of Ships' Agents . One ministry in Sri Lanka has produced information that corroborates the list and...... Login to view this article

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ReCAAP issues its piracy report for August

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre has released the ReCAAP ISC Monthly Report for August 2014. It is now available for reviewing and download from the ReCAAP website, here . A total of 11 (eight actual, and three attempted) incidents were reported in Asia in August 2014. The number of actual incident...... Login to view this article

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Solar storm – possible disruption of GPS, particularly 12 and 13 September

Following intense solar flare activity the Earth should be experiencing a solar storm event, which was caused by a coronal mass ejection (CME) from the Sun. This storm will be at its greatest during late Friday 12 September and all day Saturday 13.September. The outcome of this will be a disruption to radio signals which could impact the accuracy of GPS. The effects will be greatest in the high...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO takes part in Seagull user meeting

INTERTANKO’s Marine Director, Phil Belcher, took part in an interesting and interactive Seagull user conference outlining various initiatives and activities being undertaken by Seagull, an active INTERTANKO Associate Member. One area that generated a lot of debate was their module on preparation for command, aimed at ensuring that an owner is able to promote the right people to take command....... Login to view this article


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