Aranui 5 accidents and incidents

Aranui 5 cruise ship


Length (LOA)
126 m / 413 ft

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CruiseMapper's Aranui 5 cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 256-passenger vessel owned by Aranui Cruises (Small Cruise Lines). Our Aranui 5 accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • Coronavirus - 2020 (7 crew)

27 September 2020Cruise Illness / Virus Outbreaks

On September 27, a voyage (12-night roundtrip from homeport Papeete Tahiti) to the Marquesas Islands was cancelled after 7 crew tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The cargo cruise ship Aranui 5 had already left Papeete but was forced to return back to port. Resident cruisers were allowed to return home while all foreigners were immediately repatriated.

The exact number of the current voyage's passengers and staff-crew was not reported, but according to its specifications, the vessel has max capacity 256 passengers plus 64 crew.

Aranui Cruise' Aranui 5 schedule for 2020 included the following departure dates: Feb 6-18, Feb 22-Mar 5, Mar 12-24, Mar 28-Apr 9, Apr 11-23, Apr 30-May 12, May 16-28, Jun 4-16, Jun 20-Jul 2, Jul 9-21, Jul 25-Aug 6, Aug 8-20, Aug 22-Sept 3, Sept 10-22, Sept 26-Oct 8, Oct 15-27, Oct 31-Nov 12, Nov 14-26, Nov 28-Dec 10, Dec 17-Dec 29. Most of these voyages were subsequently cancelled following the Coronavirus crisis March-September.

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