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Shipping lines adding Ebola clauses to their contracts

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 05:50
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Last month, Mexico and Belize refused to allow the Carnival Magic to dock, over Ebola concerns.

New York

AS Ebola persists in West Africa, shipping lines and traders are tweaking their contracts to protect themselves if the disease puts crews at risk of infection or prevents vessels calling at affected ports.

Ebola has not yet forced ports to close, but uncertainties about