Coronavirus-hit Costa Atlantica leaves Nagasaki, Japan

   May 31, 2020 ,   Accidents

The CSSC Carnival China Cruise Shipping-owned liner Costa Atlantica left Port Nagasaki Japan on Sunday, May 31, after all onboard tested COVID-negative.

The vessel left Koyagi Plant (en route for Manila Philippines, after undergoing maintenance works at Mitsubishi/MHI's shipyard in Nagasaki.

From April 20, 2020, 149 Costa Atlantica crew (out of 600 total) became infected with Coronavirus. All were isolated in separate passenger staterooms and the negative-tested crew were repatriated via flights from Japan. A total of 495 crew are already been repatriated. 6 remain hospitalized in Nagasaki and will be allowed to return home as soon as they test negative.

For other Costa Atlantica accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.