The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP
The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP

Singapore bars cruise vessels from port, dealing blow to industry as shares of operators slump to multi-year lows

  • Measure aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19 disease as Southeast Asian government prepares for economic stimulus, general election
  • Singapore allowed Italian cruise ship Costa Fortuna to berth this week, took 11 hours to screen and clear passengers

Topic |   Luxury cruises
The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP
The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 24, 2020. More than 600 people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, with several dozen in serious condition. Photo: AFP
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