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Ebola Update: Cargo from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

The Ebola virus cannot survive in liquids or dried material more than a couple of days. Therefore, you are not at risk when receiving and handling cargo coming from an Ebola- affected country.

  • There is no risk of contagion from a person who carries the virus and who is still not showing symptoms (a person can incubate the virus from two to 21 days before becoming ill).
  • For the same reason, the virus will not be able to transmit to any materiel this person is handling.
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Update on Network Changes in West Africa

Due to the outbreak of Ebola in some countries in West Africa, ships calling the region have been facing increasing health and safety measures over the past couple of weeks.  The main objective of these measures is to prevent the spread of the virus. Read More...

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