Both frigate HNLMS Van Amstel and minehunter HNLMS Vlaardingen have returned to Den Helder, the Netherlands. The Van Amstel was scheduled to return, but the Vlaardingen had to return home a week early after a Covid outbreak on board. Both had been delpoyed for NATO....
The new flagship of the British Navy has been hit by a Covid outbreak during its maiden voyage around the world. British media report that around 100 infections have been detected on board HMS Queen Elizabeth. Covid cases have also been discovered on board escort...
Stringent Covid measures in South China’s container ports are causing serious disruptions to shipping. Local authorities have severely curtailed port operations, leading to the biggest backlog since at least 2019. The transport world is already saying that it...
An oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Belgium near Zeebrugge due to an outbreak of Covid-19 on board. The captain was in poor shape and was taken off the ship by helicopter on Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital in Bruges. Of the approximately twenty crew...
The Royal Netherlands Navy is stepping up its corona measures after four warships returned late last week with infections among those on board. Crew members of ships operating further than 24 hours from the naval port in Den Helder will only go on board in a...
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