MSC Bellissima accidents and incidents

MSC Bellissima cruise ship


Length (LOA)
315 m / 1033 ft

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CruiseMapper's MSC Bellissima cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 5686-passenger vessel owned by MSC Cruises. Our MSC Bellissima 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 (3 passengers, 2 crew)
  March 2020Cruise Illness / Virus Outbreaks

(Coronavirus) Before MSC Cruises suspended passenger shipping operations globally and fleetwide (on March 14), the MSC liner Bellissima finished a 7-day Persian Gulf cruise (itinerary March 7-14) roundtrip from homeport Dubai (Port Rashid, UAE) visiting the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island) and Oman (Muscat and Khasab).

Following the passenger debarkation in Dubai (March 14) were reported a total of 5 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases, including 3 passengers and 2 crew.

On March 21, India's state Telangana reported a 33-year-old male crew (who was repatriated from Bellissima) tested Coronavirus-positive. On March 24, Portugal's Azores Islands (autonomous region) reported 3x former Bellissima cruisers (Azoreans) tested Coronavirus-positive. On April 2, a 22-year-old male crew - repatriated from Bellissima and self-quarantined in Trappeto (Sicily Island, Italy) - tested Coronavirus-positive.

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