Panamax Container Ship Under Quarantine Until May16!


Panamax container ship is put under quarantine until May 16th at Brazil, after 10 crew tested positive for Coronavirus, reports Maritime Bulletin.

Crew tested positive

Container ship BARBARA is put under quarantine at Santos Anchorage, Brazil, until May 16th – 17th, as 10 crew tested positive for Coronavirus. 

Test results were out on May 9th. The ship arrived at Santos on May 1st and was taken to anchorage on May 2nd, understood after completing cargo works. 

No need for hospitalization

None of the crew require intensive care or hospitalization. It was reported that most of them who tested positive did not have any illness symptoms.

About the ship

Container ship BARBARA, IMO 9437050, dwt 65741, capacity 5301 TEU, built 2010, flag Portugal, manager PETER DOEHLE SCHIFFAHRTS-KG.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin