COVID crew on Nicko Cruises' ship World Voyager in Hamburg (Germany)

   September 17, 2021 ,   Accidents

A COVID outbreak was reported among the crew of the World Voyager ship. Currently docked in Hamburg Germany, the vessel is not allowed to leave the port.

At the end of last week, COVID was detected in a member of the engine room crew. There were 4 more cases later, according to the social welfare authorities. None of those affected had contact with the cruise passengers. 

However, World Voyager was not allowed to depart Hamburg and the next scheduled voyage was canceled. Before passengers are allowed onboard again, all crew had to be retested.

The ship's operator Nicko Cruises (fleet, subsidiary of Mystic Invest Portugal) said that the entire crew was COVID-vaccinated.

The next guests are expected on Friday, September 17, when World Voyager will set sail on a voyage to France and Iberia (Spain and Portugal). The itinerary's call ports include Amsterdam Netherlands (Sept 18)Honfleur France (Sept 20)Southampton England (Sept 21)Guernsey Island UK/St Peter Port (Sept 22)Saint-Malo France (Sept 23), Belle-Ile-en-Mer France (Sept 24), Bordeaux France (Sept 25), Gijon Spain (Sept 27), La Coruna Spain (Sept 28), arriving in Leixoes-Oporto Portugal on Sept 29.

For other World Voyager accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.