Cruise ship in Hamburg - quarantined crew released
While the 'Mein Schiff 3' berthed at the Grasbrook in Hamburg early on June 17, , those crew members of the vessel who had been isolated in a quarantine station in the Ameos Clinic Seepark-Geestland in Debstedter have left the hospital. At the beginning of May they had tested positive for Sars-CoV-2 and had to go into quarantine outside the ship by order of the authorities. At the request and in coordination with local health authorities and TUI Cruises, the Ameos Clinic Geestland accepted 15 crew members, including nine Sars CoV-2-positive, in thequarantine stations. They were accommodated in the separate special quarantine area in the clinic and cared for by various employees on site.
Cruise ship left Cuxhaven after four weeks
After more than a month in Cuxhaven the 'Mein Schiff 3' left the Steubenhöft wharf on May 29 towards the Germa nBight. 1.900 of the 2.900 people aboard have been repatriated during the recent weeks. The ship will be moored off Wangerooge and joins its sister ships 'Mein Schiff 4' and 'Mein Schiff 6' on the anchorage. The remaining 1.000 people aboard will be regularly supplied from the shore. TUI was still looking for chances to repatriate many of them. Others may stay on board until the re-start of cruising. Abord the 'Mein Schiff 6' only 150 crew members were remaining, aboard the 'Mein Schiff 4' less than 500. If and when more staff may return home was depending on travel restrictions and availability of flights. TUI Cruises has actually cancelled all cruises until mid of July.
Half of the crew from board
About half of the crew of the 'Mein Schiff 3' was to be disembarked and repatriated until May 24 when 313 Filipino crew members will be flying home. Since April 29 about 2.900 crew members of five TUI cruise ships were waiting to come hime. 1.258 of them have actually left. All nine who were infected with COVID 19 have recovered meanwhile.Upload News