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Nigeria declared free of ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria free of ebola following a successful campaign of tracing and quarantining suspected individuals. This, backed up by effective healthcare, has led to a point in time where no new cases were reported for 42 days, a period of time that is important as this is double the incubation period for the virus. WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz, speaki...... Login to view this article

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USCG issues latest Ebola reporting requirements

In their latest Marine Safety Information Bulletin, 17-14 dated 17 October 2014, the US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued its latest reporting requirements for seafarers exhibiting symptoms of Ebola. In this they state, in part, the following: Vessel/facility owner/operators, and local stakeholders, should be aware of the following: Vessel representatives are reminded that 33 CFR 160.215 requires t...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO European Panel update

As reported last week, INTERTANKO held a successful panel meeting in Copenhagen, which was kindly hosted by TORM. The meeting ran from lunchtime to lunchtime on 8-9 October and drew over 30 attendees from various countries and Member organisations. The Panel was enhanced by the presence of Rear Admiral Paul Thomas of the USCG who is the Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy. Links to all o...... Login to view this article


Special concessions for INTERTANKO Members at tanker shipping conference

INTERTANKO has obtained special concessions for its Members at the first Tanker Shipping & Trade Conference which will take place 19-20 November in London. Ten free passes to the two-day conference and awards ceremony (each worth £1,200) are available to representatives of tanker ship owning/operating companies that are Full Members of INTERTANKO. Please apply to TS&T Editor Edwin Lampert A...... Login to view this article


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