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Westerdam cruises to nowhere
« on: February 09, 2020, 05:35:37 PM »
"The Holland America cruise ship has been denied entering multiple ports due to fears of the deadly Coronavirus which is spreading across the world. The vessel is currently sailing a 14-day voyage which departed Hong Kong on February 1 but the ship has not been allowed to enter the Japanese ports at Ishigaki Island on February 8, Naha on February 9, and (yet to come) Nagasaki on February 11.

Authorities in Japan have not allowed the ms Westerdam to call at any of its ports as the country is restricting travel to stop the spread of the virus, which first appeared in China. The Japanese Health Ministry is also dealing with the Diamond Princess, which remains under quarantine in Yokohama with dozens of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus."

"It is important to know that there are no Coronvirus infections aboard the vessel and all guests and crew remain safe. The ship has sufficient fuel and supplies to last until the end of the voyage, which is February 15."