It’s a Dutch cruise ship, the Westerdam, in the night between Wednesday and Thursday (local time) arrived in the Cambodian port city of Sihanoukville. The ship sailed for almost two weeks in and around the South China Sea, after the authorities of the five countries and the passengers have no access to messengers from the fear of the virus by 2019-nCoV.
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The 1.455 passengers, including 91 of the Dutch, may be Thursday morning (local time) on board the ship.
The Westerdam was leaving on 1 February and from hong Kong and it was originally on Saturday, in the Japanese port city of Yokohama to finish. Due to the outbreak of the corona virus declined in Japan, Taiwan, Guam, and the Philippines, and Thailand, the Rotterdam-registered ship access to their ports. Just as in Taiwan, it was a stop-over is made.
No one on board is infected with the corona virus. All of the people on board are verified to have the virus when they are boarding and during the trip.
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The tourists are given their money back
The crew was looking for last week to your contingency site. In the first instance, if the ship is to go to Thailand, and then all the passengers would have to be at the airport in Bangkok, but the authorities did later, that the passengers on shore again.
The shipping company Holland America Line (HAL) will arrange and pay for all of the passengers, flights to the Capital city of Phnom Penh, where guests are on their way home themselves, be able to continue. All tourists are given their money back will receive a voucher for a future cruise with HAL.
Cruise tourists watching from the deck of the Westerdam, how in the direction of the Cambodian port city of Sihanoukville boat. (Photo: Reuters)