Bulk carrier quarantined in China

A China-flagged Supramax bulk carrier, Zhong Chang Rong Sheng, was quarantined outside Rizhao port in Shandong Province, northern China, after 3 of the 22 crew members tested positive for COVID-19. The 2012-built, 56,853 dwt ship […]

Japan probes COVID-19 outbreak on Costa Atlantica

Japanese authorities are investigating the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on docked cruise ship Costa Atlantica after nearly 150 of the ship’s 623 crew tested positive for the potentially fatal ailment over the […]

Cargo ship crew test positive for COVID-19

Several crew members aboard the container ship Gjertrud Maersk have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and been hospitalised in Ningbo, China. As the first known case of crew infection aboard a cargo […]