Mumbai Port Assists Crew During Coronavirus Crisis

The Port of Mumbai on the west coast of India has remained busy during the coronavirus crisis. Recently the port has become a center of activity for crew members returning home from the cruise ships with several unique arrivals in the port. On June 15 and 16, the Port of Mumbai received one of the world’s largest cruise ships providing both safe and secure homeward passage for Indian seafarers but also arrange for a unique transfer of crew to facilitate additional homeward voyages.

Celebrity Cruises ship, the Celebrity Infinity, arrived in Mumbai after an extended voyage that had started in Miami with stops in the Azores, France, Greece, and transiting the Suez Canal. During the call, it was planned that she would disembark 910 Indian crew members that had been transferred to the ship from various cruise ships in the Celebrity and Royal Caribbean International fleets…

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