Person tests positive for COVID-19 onboard Hurtigruten’s ms Finnmarken

   September 20, 2020 ,   Accidents

Hurtigruten has confirmed Saturday afternoon, September 19, that a person onboard its ms Finnmarken (Otto Sverdrup) ship had tested COVID-positive.

The person is a foreign citizen associated with the charter assignment Hurtigruten rents out the cruise ship to. MS Finnmarken is leased as a hotel ship for the "Mission: Impossible" filming crew, after replacing ms Fridtjof Nansen.

The infected person arrived at the ship in Hellesylt Saturday morning and has no virus symptoms. The result of a second test is expected on Sunday.

The person in question is currently isolated on land.

The vessel is at the dock in Andalsnes.

For more ms Finnmarken (Otto Sverdrup) accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.