Safety At Sea
Date: February 4, 2020
By: Martina Li, correspondent
Genting Cruises’ World Dream, carrying more than 3,000 passengers and crew members, had arrived in Kaohsiung at 1 pm local time on 4 February 2020 and was scheduled to depart for Hong Kong at 9 pm the same day. However, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control requested the ship depart by 3:30 pm, more than five hours ahead of schedule.
None of the passengers and crew were allowed to disembark.
In January, World Dream had carried three passengers on a cruise from China to Vietnam and after returning to China, the trio were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. [FULL STORY]