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A cruise ship company in Kobe was effectively bankrupted by the coronavirus crisis on Monday after filing for protection from creditors under the corporate rehabilitation law.

In a statement, Luminous Cruising Co., which runs one of Japan’s largest restaurant cruise ships, laid the blame on customer cancellations linked to the COVID-19 outbreak on the Diamond Princess, the virus-hit cruise ship operated by Carnival Corp. of the United States.

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