MS Maasdam disembarks at Port San Diego

   March 27, 2020 ,   Accidents

Holland America Line's liner ms Maasdam arrived at Port San Diego on Thursday, March 26, with 800+ passengers. San Diego Port Authority announced on Monday that there had been no reports of illnesses among the ship's 834 passengers. They all will be disembarked on Friday and Saturday.

No cruise ship will be allowed in San Diego Bay without being cleared by the Port, US CDC, USCG, San Diego County health officials and US Customs and Border Protection. Since last week, the port has installed handwashing stations for the travelers who disembark and all will be given hand sanitizers. They will disinfect the port before and after each vessel disembarks.

Port San Diego reminds the public they may see cruise liners at the dock, or anchoring in and around San Diego Bay until at least mid-April. No other information has been provided on ms Maasdam. CDC recommends all cruisers throughout the USA to self-quarantine after disembarking.

Port of San Diego (California)

On March 18, Holland America's ms Eurodam disembarked with 1839 passengers and 61 crew at Port San Diego. None showed Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and were allowed to go home.

For Coronavirus updates on cruise ship quarantines (infected passengers and crew) and top-pandemic countries (COVID-19 cases and deaths, daily updated statistics) see at CruiseMapper's Norovirus page.