MS Finnmarken accidents and incidents
CruiseMapper's MS Finnmarken cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 740-passenger vessel owned by Hurtigruten. Our MS Finnmarken accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.
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- Norovirus (passengers/crew) - 2007 (total 57 / 4)
|May 2007||Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks|
On May 23, 2007, Hurtigruten reported that a Norovirus outbreak (gastrointestinal illness) infected 17 passengers (or 3%). All sick suffered from Norovirus symptoms (stomach cramps, predominantly diarrhoea) and were quarantined to their cabins.
On May 30, Norwegian health officials announced that the illness outbreak was caused by drinking water. An onboard test showed that the ship's water cleaning system functioned poorly.
During the previous Norwegian Coastal cruise (leaving out of Bergen Norway on April 26, 2007), reportedly 40 passengers and 4 crew suffered from a Norovirus outbreak
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