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Cruise Liner News – First cruise liner to dock at Wellington, New Zealand over 2 Years has active Covid-19 aboard on 25.10.2022

The first cruise liner in 2½ years to disembark passengers in Wellington at New Zealand had active Covid-19 aboard. The 2016 built 348 metre liner OVATION OF THE SEAS became the first cruise ship back into Wellington after 953 days on Tuesday 25th October, 2022 which has not been following current Covid isolation guidelines and …

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Naval News – Chilean Navy with new ships – 15.04.2020

Australia officially transferred 2 former Adelaide Class frigates Melbourne (FFG 05) and Newcastle (FFG 06) to the Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile). A commissioning ceremony took place on Wednesday 15th April, 2020 at the HMAS Watson naval base in Sydney. Both ships, based on the USN Oliver Hazard Perry Class frigate were decommissioned in 2019 …

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Coronavirus – Cruise Liner RUBY PRINCESS left Australia – 23.04.2020

Boats gave the stricken cruise liner RUBY PRINCESS an honorary water salute as she departed from Port Kembla in New South Wales on Thursday 23rd April, five weeks after the coronavirus plagued vessel docked at Circular Quay in Sydney and later she shifted to Port Kembla. Around 300 crew members still on board waved to …

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Coronavirus – Elderly Maltese Couple disembarking from cruise liner COLUMBUS OPL Malta – 06.04.2020

An elderly Maltese couple on an aborted cruise was allowed to return to their home country at Malta after the intervention of the Prime Minister. The couple had appealed to the Public Health Superintendent Profs. Charmaine Gauci to reconsider her position after refusing them permission to disembark in Malta after they wrote an open letter. …

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