On Thursday 28th January, 2021 the 2019 built cruise liner MSC GRANDIOSA called at Valletta Cruise Port marking her the first cruise liner for the year 2021. In fact she entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0718 hrs coming from Napoli berthing at her usual berth at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves, Valletta Cruise Port.
On this cruise she was expected to call at Palermo Port but due that Sicily is marked as RED due to the Pandemic Disease COVID-19, the port of call was cancelled. Sicily has turned into red zone (zona rossa) for the next 2 weeks starting from 17th January, 2021.
Part of the passengers booked a harbour tour of which both passengers and crew of the harbour cruise boat I SEE THREE carried all the necessary health protocol including swab test.
She left Grand Harbour at 1517 hrs bound to Cagliari, Sardinia.
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Published – Thursday 28th January 2021.