Surveys in Wilhelmshaven
On June 15 the 'Mein Schiff 6' berthed at the Hanover Quay in Wilhelmshaven for routine surveys of the propulsion by divers. The ship was expected to stay for three days. The ship was coming from its anchor position off Wangerooge. Due to COVID 19 the 150 crew members may not leave the ship, and service workers boarding the ship were to follow strict sanitary restrictions.
Mein Schiff 6 to accomodate negative tested crew members of Mein Schiff 3
The test results of two thirds of the staff aboard the "Mein Schiff 3" were now public with seven more having been tested positive for the new coroonavirus. All of them showed light to none symptoms and have been isolated in their cabins. The final results were expected on May 5. The ship will remain berthed in Cuxhaven for the time being. TUI Cruises plannee to send the "Mein Schiff 6" with 2509 crew members on board to Cuxhaven too and accomodate those of the "Mein Schiff 3" who were tested negative on board, ETA was May 5. 900 crew members were to be repatriated on May 8 aboard chartered aircraft. The population of the town will not have contact to the crew.
Crew transfers on TUI ships
On April 12 about 30ß crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 6' were transferred onto the 'Mein Schiff 5'. The transfer took place off Crete with tender boats. 79 crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 5' were in turn shifted onto the 'Mein Schiff 6' which plans to repatriate its crew from Germany. The 'Mein Schiff 5' was to stay in the Mediterranean Sea. The 'Mein Schiff 1' was to take on board 869 crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 2', 725 crew members of the 'Mein Schiff 3' and 565 crew members of the 'Mein Schiff Herz' in addition to its own 877 crew members off Tenerife, before returnning to Germany, probably Bremerhaven.Upload News