Pregnant and stuck on a ship in the middle of the virus pandemic

World Jul 9, 2020

Pregnant and stuck on a ship in the middle of the virus pandemic

Like thousands of other seafarers, Karika Neethling wanted to get home as the coronavirus pandemic convulsed the cruise industry in March. Her anxiety grew more desperate when she learned she was pregnant. But for nearly three months, the 27-year-old South African was caught in a ...

Virus-hit Italian cruise ship leaves Nagasaki

National May 31, 2020

Virus-hit Italian cruise ship leaves Nagasaki

The Italian-flagged cruise ship Costa Atlantica left the city of Nagasaki on Sunday after all crew members currently on board tested negative for the novel coronavirus. The ship, which had been hit by cluster infections, left the Koyagi plant at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Nagasaki ...