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German-owned quarantined cruise ship finally leaves Australia

German-owned quarantined cruise ship finally leaves Australia

The German-owned cruise ship, which was quarantined in Western Australia due to dozens of coronavirus cases, has finally left the country.

Virus-hit cruise ship prepare to dock in California

Virus-hit cruise ship prepare to dock in California

Thousands of people stranded on a cruise ship off California after an outbreak of the coronavirus were due disembark Monday in what officials said would be an "unprecedented and difficult" landing.

US coronavirus death toll rises; 21 test positive on cruise ship

US coronavirus death toll rises; 21 test positive on cruise ship

The death toll in the United States from the coronavirus rose to 17 on Friday, as the impact of the outbreak continued to have a knock-on effect across the country.

Third death from Japan cruise ship as new cases raise quarantine doubts

Third death from Japan cruise ship as new cases raise quarantine doubts

A third person from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship quarantined off Japan has died, the health ministry said Sunday, as new infections among former passengers emerged.

Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 175, including quarantine officer

Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 175, including quarantine officer

Another 39 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan, with one quarantine officer also infected, bringing the total to 175, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

Thousands of passengers and crew on a cruise ship that docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday were being kept on board while they were tested for a coronavirus

Dredging completed, Doha Port ready to receive more cruise ships

Dredging completed, Doha Port ready to receive more cruise ships

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has completed the dredging works at Doha Port as part of its redevelopment project.

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

Svalbard police said the man was one of 12 crew members on the MS Bremen cruise ship that disembarked on Saturday at one of the northernmost islands.

Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

The unnamed man in his 40s suffered head injuries shortly after landing on Spitzbergen island.

Mega ship MSC Splendida docks in Doha

Mega ship MSC Splendida docks in Doha

Mega cruise ship MSC Splendida, which can carry 4,363 guests, arrived at the Doha Port On Wednesday, making its maiden voyage to Qatar.