Day: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus – South Africa quarantines cruise liner AIDAMIRA – 17.03.2020

South Africa is holding the cruise liner AIDAMIRA after a crew member that had been on a flight with a fellow crew member and six passengers who boarded the cruise liner showed signs of the new coronavirus, national ports operator Transnet said on Tuesday 17th March, 2020. On Sunday 15th March, 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa …

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Coronavirus – US Navy deploys her 2 hospital ships – 18.03.2020

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the US Navy is sending her two hospital ships into action. The USNS COMFORT T-AH 20 stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, will head for New York City, President Trump said on Wednesday 18th March morning press conference. The USNS MERCY T-AH 19 homeported at San Diego, will make her way to orders …

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Coronavirus – Stena Line will lay off 950 employees – 16.03.2020

The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on Swedish ferry company STENA LINE, who announced last Monday 16th March, 2020 that it will cut 950 jobs due to a sharp decline in passenger travel bookings as a result of the outbreak. Stena Line said the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent travel restrictions imposed by several countries have …

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