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All Westerdam Cruise Passengers Arriving in Thailand Tested Negative for

BANGKOK, Feb 17 (TNA) – All Westerdam cruise ship passengers who arrived in Thailand have been tested negative for Covid-19 as Thai transport authorities are ready to introduce more measures and health screenings. Thai Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchop commented on Monday after an American passenger has been tested positive for the virus in Malaysia after […]Read More


Westerdam cruise ship not allowed to dock – Health Minister

BANGKOK (NNT) – There have been several reports claiming that the Thai authorities have permitted a Westerdam cruise ship, operated by Holland America Line, to dock at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi after being turned away by other countries out of coronavirus fears. The Minister of Public Health has posted on his personal Facebook account […]Read More


Prayut says Thailand will provide supplies to Westerdam cruise ship

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today that the Government will provide humanitarian aid to Holland America’s Westerdam cruise ship, after it was refused permission to dock at Laem Chabang deep-sea port by Thailand’s Ministry of Transport. The ship, which left Hong Kong on February 1st, has already been refused entry to the Philippines and […]Read More


Number of Coronavirus Cases Aboard Cruise Ship Quarantined Off Japan

The Diamond Princess cruise ship was quarantined off the Japanese port of Yokohama on Monday after reports that one of the passengers had the new type of coronavirus. The number of people infected with novel coronavirus on board the cruise ship quarantined off the Japanese coast has risen from 20 to 61, Japan’s NHK broadcaster […]Read More


European cruise ships rescue Koh Samui

SURAT THANI: Two cruise ships brought thousands of European visitors to the rescue of Koh Samui as the last group of Chinese tourists left this southern resort island. The German-flagged AIDAbella and British-registered Marella Discovery docked at Koh Samui with about 3,500 passengers, mostly from Britain and Germany. Full story: Bangkok Post Supapong Chaolan BANGKOK […]Read More


All Passengers Safe after French Cruise Ship Hits Rock Near

PHUKET, Nov 25 (TNA) – One hundred and fifty people have been safely rescued after being stranded on a cruise ship that ran aground near Thailand’s Phi Phi Leh Island. The French cruise ship La Belle Des Oceans was travelling from Lanta Island to Phuket when it hit the underwater rock around 3 am Monday […]Read More


68 year old American suffers heart attack and dies on

Police and foundation medics were called to a luxury liner moored in the port at Laem Chabang, Sri Racha, after the death of a 68 year old American passenger. The wife of “George” told investigators that her husband had taken his clothes off and was preparing for bed in their cabin when he suffered what […]Read More