Osaka Port Runs Cruise Ship COVID Drill

Osaka Port Drill

As the Japanese cruise market comes back online with a trio of domestically-operated ships sailing short itineraries, ports are stepping up and preparing as Osaka recently ran a COVID-19 drill.

The joint training exercise involved port officials, town and city goverment authorities, executives and the shipboard team from Venus Cruises.

Osaka Port Drill

The drill involved one infected passenger, with three close contacts being traced. The drill involved isolating the effected guest, close contacts and then disembarking them and working with the local medical facilities, according to a statement.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts



Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

72 Ships | 162,750 Berths | $46 Billion | View

New 2022 Annual Report

Cruise Industry News Annual Report


100% Overview

Capacity Data

Through 2027

Regional Data

Brand by Brand

Order Today

2022 Expedition Report

2022 Expedition Market Report Cover


Mkt. Overview

Supply Data

All Operators

190+ Pages

PDF Download

Order Today