Caribic cruise cancelled
The 35-day cruise into the Caribic of the Mein Schiff 1 has been cancelled. No Germania Port allowed the embarkation of passengers. The ship which had already been supplied for the cruise remains in Kiel for the time being.
Repatriation of hundreds of crew members being prepared in Kiel
After the 'Mein Schiff 1' docked in Kiel on Nov 6, the repatriation of several hundred staff had to be organized. 91 visa had tp be prepared. Among 60 foreigers the COVID-19 regulaations of their countries had to be taken in consideration. The federal police was working with four officers on the caes. Actually 500 crew members were still on board. For operating the ship only 100 are needed. On Nov 13 the ship will leave Kiel towards the Baltic Sea and return the next day. The berth in the East Shore Port has been reserved until end of November actually.
Remaining cruises in 2020 had to be called off due to pandemic restrictions
The scheduled cruises of the 'Mein Schiff 1' from Kiel had to be cancelled in the frame of the pandemic restrictions in Schleswig-Holstein on order of the government as no tourism is allowed since Nov 2. The ship was due to sail on another blue cruise on Nov 5, but had to abort the cruise. The final cruise ended in Kiel at 6 a.m. Tui Cruises in vain tried to divert the ship to Rostock or Hamburg, but also in these ports no cruises were allowed so that all remaining sailings scheduled for 2020 were called off by the company.Upload News