According to the ship and media reports, 41 of the guests had recently travelled to China, where the virus is spreading. Chen told a press conference before boarding the ship that all passengers could go home later in the day and self-monitor their health condition afterwards provided no one tested positive for the virus.
February 8, Nippon Maru, No disembarkation in Homnolulu Star Advertiser reports a Japanese cruise ship that arrived this morning in Honolulu from Mexico departed this afternoon without its passengers disembarking. The Nippon Maru has not been quarantined and no passengers were reported to be displaying symptoms of the novel coronavirus, according to the state Harbors Division.
February 8, Saga Spirit of Discovery, Refused entry to port norovir us outbreak From a passenger : Ship refused entry to Gibraltar yesterday 8th February. Presume it is the Norovirus not anything more sinister!
Have never been on a ship with so many people affected and confined to cabins! The ship is in lockdown because of the illness outbreak.
A release from the governor's office stated acting Gov. Josh Tenorio denied entry to the MS Westerdam, a British-American private cruise vessel with 1, guests and crew members. The ship departed Hong Kong on February 1. The four suspect passengers were all Chinese nationals who had recently traveled from home. They included one who fell ill with a fever on board and later tested positive for influenza. Some of the patients were wheeled off the vessel on gurneys, and all four were immediately taken to University Hospital in Newark by infectious-disease experts from the federal Centers for Disease Control for testing.
Another 23 passengers — Chinese nationals who had been kept in isolation during much of the day cruise on the Anthem of the Seas — were also whisked away by CDC officials, who had boarded the vessel as soon as it docked. They were taken to Newark Liberty International Airport for a flight back to China, as per a Trump administration directive amid the global outbreak.
No one aboard the ship is known to have the coronavirus, but that was no consolation to many passengers, who complained that crew members kept them in the dark about the threat in their midst. February 6, Diamond Princess, February 15 cruise from Yokohama canceled.
February 6, Westerdam, Refused entry health fears NHK reports Japan plans to deny foreign nationals on board a cruise ship from Hong Kong entry into the country due to a suspected case of coronavirus infection within the vessel. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a task force dealing with the coronavirus outbreak that the cruise ship, Westerdam, is scheduled to make a port call in Japan in coming days.
He said that it has been confirmed that there is a passenger suspected of having developed symptoms caused by the deadly virus. Abe said that the government will refuse foreign nationals aboard the ship entry based on Japan's immigration control act.
Departure was delayed due to rough seas and they spend the night there. Seas are still rough and they will be spending a second night. This will cause the ship to miss the port of Puerto Mott, Chile.
The decision was based on health concerns. February 3, Diamond Princess, Quarantined Seatrade Cruise News reports the ship's turnaround in Yokohama has been delayed approximately 24 hours after a passenger on the prior voyage later tested positive for coronavirus at a shoreside hospital.
Ten people have subsequently been diagnosed with the virus so the ship is now quarantined for 14 days. Passenger onboard are confined to their cabins during the quarantine period. The quarantine period restarts 14 days from the most recent person identified as ill. Update February 9: 70 now diagnosed with the virus. February Holland America's cruise ship Westerdam left Hong Kong on Saturday after a six-hour stay, but about 24 hours into its trip to Manila the captain announced it would not be allowed into the Philippines.
The ship reported several persons on board having respiratory problems, and the Department of Health found number of sick people to be unusually high, to grant free practice. F ebruary 1, Elation, Environmental offense Maritime Executive reports the ship illegally discharged grey water while along the pier in Port Canaveral.
Grey water has been found by the EPA that average levels of certain contaminants in grey water may exceed those found in untreated domestic sewage. January 30, Costa Smeralda, Quarantined in Italy Ansa reports passengers on an Italian cruise ship are currently blocked at Civitavecchia after a Chinese woman came down with a fever raising fears she had contracted the new coronavirus.
Her husband did not present any symptoms. The couple, from Hong Kong, were tested by experts from Rome's Spallanzani Hospital, which specialises in infectious diseases and viruses. The woman is being held in isolation in a hospital ward aboard the Costa Crociere ship. As well as a fever, she is also suffering respiratory problems, sources said. The passengers have been ordered not to leave the ship. They boarded the ship at Savona earlier this week.
Judy Edwards and Armour Edwards filed a complaint Jan. S District Court for the Central District of California against Princess Cruise Lines LTD, doing business as Princess Cruises, and others alleging premises liability, breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty, fraud and negligence. The Edwards allege that between Jan.
They claim they first became ill on Jan. January 25, Disney Fantasy, Propulsion problems, itinerary changes including missed ports From a passenger : My family and I were on the Disney Fantasy from January January 25, 2 adults, 2 children. First off our excursion in Cozumel got cancelled with no explanation as to why. Our 3rd port stop of Falmouth Jamaica got cancelled. Other cruise lines were able to stop as well. We heard weather was the issue for some cancelled ports but that can not be true when other cruise lines were able to still tender or port.
We found out through our facebook group sailing, which by the way has VERY many unhappy customers, that the Fantasy ship had engine problems since our first stop in Cozumel.
Nothing was said to us on the ship. We sailed all week at a reduced speed. Never have been on a ship that had so much movement in my life as many are saying the ship swayed so much because of the engine problems. We found out through other cruisers that a dive team was working on the engine while we were actually able to make our scheduled stop at Castaway Cay.
Which everyone finds hard to believe that it took us so long to get to Castaway because we gained so many hours from missed ports of call. She then called the customer back about 3 minutes later on a private phone, the plea states. She told the customer she knew where they lived and that she planned to travel to Illinois to kill the customer and their family.
Coast Guard states that it is searching this evening for a 46 year old man who went overboard this evening from the ship which was moored at port at Pier 3 in Old Juan, Puerto Rico. The man apparently went overboard from deck The ship was chartered for a week long Atlantis cruise from Fort Lauderdale.
The person's body was subsequently recovered. January 22, Carnival Freedom, Missed port call Cayman From a passenger : Port of Call was canceled due to high winds and high waves due to weather while it was anchored at the Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands mere minutes before scheduled tenders were dispatched for passenger transit.
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