MS Frederic Chopin accidents and incidents

MS Frederic Chopin cruise ship

Former names
Thurgau Chopin (Thurgau Travel)

Length (LOA)
83 m / 272 ft

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  • Coronavirus - 2020 (10 crew)

October 2020Cruise Illness / Virus Outbreaks

In Fall 2020, Nicko Cruises time-chartered the riverboat (rebranded as "MS Thurgau Chopin") to the Switzerland-based cruisetour operator Thurgau Travel for operations in on Havel River (north-eastern Germany).

On October 31, after the voyage ended and all the passengers were disembarked in Potsdam, Thurgau Travel informed the local authorities that one crew tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). All the 28 former passengers were contacted and informed. There were no reports about any of them experiencing the symptoms after the cruise.

On November 2, Nicko Cruises (subsidiary company of Mystic Cruises/shipowner) announced that following the crew testing, 10 of them tested positive (without symptoms) and were quarantined onboard. The company's enhanced onboard protocols included rapid tests upon embarkation, daily temperature measurements, compulsory masks in all public areas, strict distance rules.

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