Medevac off Kalamata
The Port Authority of Kalamata was informed in the afternoon of June 1, 2020, that a 32-year-old crew member of the 'Mein Schiff 5' owhich was located 55 nautical miles south of the port of Kalamata, needed immediate hospital care. A patrol boat picked up the 32-year-old patient and transported him safely to the port of Kalamata. He was then transported by ambulance to the General Hospital of Messinia for further medical examination.
160 crew members repatriated
On May 20 at 10 a.m. about 160 crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 5' were repatriated from Piraeus to Hamburg after a final test for COVID 19 on May 18 the negative results became known on May 19. About 700 crew members had remained on board, now 550 were remaining.
Disembarkation of crew postponed
The planned repatriation of crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 5' by TUI Cruises on May 15 has been postponed for an uncertain time. The ship is lingering in the Sea of Crete with 700 crew on board. On May 14 it was announced that first testings for COVID 19 would have to be performed. NBow it was announced that neither tests nor flights would take place for the affected 100 people from Germany, other European countries, Honduras and Nicaragua.Upload News