Maersk container ship anchored off Haiphong with suspect virus case, cleared

An Indian seaman on board of container ship MAERSK ATLANTIC was reported to suffer fever, sore throat. The ship was ordered to anchor on Haiphong outer anchorage, Vietnam, on Feb 7, on arrival from China, where she called 4 ports in Feb 2-6 period, including ports of Yantian, Shantou, Xiamen, Hong Kong. Understood sailor virus test was negative, because the ship was cleared to proceed to Haiphong in the morning Feb 11, she has been berthed by 1000 LT Feb 11.
Container ship MAERSK ATLANTIC, IMO 9175808, dwt 17733. capacity 1092 TEU, built 1999, flag HK, manager MAERSK.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.