All cruise liners to Fiji using precautionary measures
February 14, 2020 7:23 am
Cruise ships take precautionary measures for all their passengers are screened for Coronavirus prior to boarding and disembarking any vessel.
Local shipping agent, Transam Fiji says the cruise ships they represent have taken precautionary measures in light of the Coronavirus outbreak.
It says all their passengers are screened for virus prior to boarding and disembarking any vessel.
The agency handles almost 90 percent of the cruise liners which visit Fiji.
Transam Fiji Manager, Leone Naivalu says they are also following the measures put in place by the Health Ministry.
“The Ministry of Health has also taken all precautionary measures under the quarantine act as well so they take the lead on clearing the vessel once it enters Fiji port and all other government agencies take over from there.”
On Monday morning, a 63-year-old Australian tourist was evacuated from the vessel Voyager of the Seas at the Lautoka Port.
He died from Pneumonia and did not have any symptoms of Coronavirus.