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The cruise ports that have closed due to coronavirus
« on: March 04, 2020, 04:59:41 PM »
    Hong Kong: The Kai Tak cruise terminal was closed until further notice on February 6.

    New Caledonia: Lifou, Mare and Isle of Pines ports are due to remain closed until the end of March following a decision by tribal chiefs to halt cruise ship traffic.

    Philippines: On January 28 the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority said that cruise ships will be prevented from docking in Subic bay for two months.

    Malaysia: Kota Kinabalu port has closed to all cruise ships.

    Taiwan (Keelung and others): The health authority banned all international cruise ships on February 6.

    South Korea: On February 10, the government placed a temporary ban on all cruise ships from entering the country.

    Tokyo (Yokohama): The Diamond Princess cruise ship was quarantined here for 14 days. Holland America’s Westerdam was also denied entry despite no confirmed cases.

    Tonga (Nuku’alofa): On February 12, three cruise ships were denied entry due to coronavirus fears.

    Jamaica (Ocho Rios): MSC Cruises’ ship MSC Meraviglia was blocked from entering port on February 25 due to one crew member reporting flu-like symptoms.

    Cayman Islands (Georgetown): MSC Meraviglia also blocked from entry by Caymanian Ministry of Health and Public Health Department.

    The Bahamas: Since February 14, The Bahamas has restricted non-residents who have visited mainland China within the last 20 days from entering the country.

    Saint Lucia (Castries): AIDA cruise line ship AIDAperla was not allowed to dock at the capital on February 1 due to some passengers suffering from upper respiratory tract infections.

    Kuwait: The port has barred ships (except for those carrying oil) from South Korea, Italy, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, China, Hong Kong and Iraq.

    Thailand: The Port of Bangkok (Laem Chabang) also denied entry to Holland America's Westerdam.

    Dominican Republic: Fred. Olsen Ship Braema was deined entry to the La Romana port on February 27 due to some flu-like cases among those on board.

    Cook Islands: All cruise ships have been prohibited from visiting the outer islands.

    British Virgin Islands: Tortola denied entry to Costa Favolosa on February 26 due to reports that some passengers had joined the ship after having flown directly from Italy.

    Maldives: Seabourn ship Seabourn Soujourn was denied entry to the port of Male, there were no recorded cases of Covid-19 on board.

    Myanmar: Silversea's Silver Spirit was blocked the port of Yangon, although there were no cases on board.

    Vanuatu: Royal Caribbean ship Symphony of the Seas was blocked from entry following three crew members being diagnosed with influenza.

    Qatar (Doha): The capital has closed its port to cruise ships until further notice.

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Re: The cruise ports that have closed due to coronavirus
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2020, 07:58:07 PM »
Just about any cruise will be in jeopardy of not going to all of the ports on their scheduled itinerary.
We're only going to the Caribbean so we should be safe.  ;D LOL