Vessel owners/operators should be alert to the possibility that persons whose travel originated in Tanzania could potentially have been exposed to ebola virus.
10/23/2014: Coast Guard Commandant’s remarks from the American Pilots Association conference – Part 1
Maritime Commons provides an excerpt of the key takeaways from the Commandant’s speech at the American Pilots Association Conference on Coast Guard efforts surrounding the Ebola outbreak.
The Coast Guard published Update 1 to the Ebola virus precautions bulletin to provide information to maritime industry assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards.
The Coast Guard provided an update to the maritime industry assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel and facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards.
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 12-14 to provide key points and precautions about Ebola for mariners to be aware of.