World Dream accidents and incidents
CruiseMapper's World Dream cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 3400-passenger vessel owned by Genting Cruise Lines (Dream Cruises). Our World Dream accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.
Here are also reported latest updates on cruise law news related to ashore and shipboard crimes still investigated by the police. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, Norovirus, etc.
- ship quarantine - 2020 (lockdown in Port Hong Kong due to Coronavirus)
|05 February 2020||Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks|
On February 5, 2020, the cruise liner carrying 1800+ passengers and crew was quarantined in homeport Hong Kong (China) after onboard health screening for Coronavirus. The tests were conducted after the Infirmary reported several crew members with flue-like symptoms. The ship docked in Hong Kong after 3 passengers (from the previous cruise) were tested positive with Coronavirus. On February 4, the vessel was denied docking at Port Kaohsiung (Taiwan).
Between January 19-24, on World Dream 3 cruisers (from mainland China) were found to have Coronavirus. They all disembarked the ship in Port Nansha (Guangzhou) on January 24.
|19 October 2018||Other Incidents|
On October 19, 2018, Dream Cruises celebrated the company's 1 millionth passenger with an official ceremony held at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. Upon debarkation in Hong Kong, the lucky passenger (Mimi Lo, Hong Kong resident) was welcomed at the terminal. The grand ceremony was attended by company's President (Thatcher Brown), Director of Worldwide Terminals (Jeff Bent), Genting Cruise Lines Senior VP (Christine Li), also ship's Captain (Robert Bodin) and Hotel Director (Ann Zhang).
Ms. Lo and her family embarked the ship on October 14, for a 6-day voyage from Hong Kong to Japan (Naha and Miyakojima). Onboard, they received special gifts (including prints signed by ship's hull artist Jacky Tsai), private Navigation Bridge tour, champagne party, exclusive photo session.
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