With the measures taken by Jalisco's authorities when they pressed the emergency button, due to the increase of cases of coronavirus in the municipalities of the state of Jalisco, the activities continued their normal rhythm, without suffering affectations in the tourist sectors, and if they decreased gradually this weekend the infections in this tourist destination.
Seven Seas Splendor Cruise will be docked in La Marina for 30 days
The Seven Seas Splendor cruise ship belonging to the Regen Seven Seas Cruises shipping company, arrives for the first time to Puerto Vallarta, This will be the twelfth cruise ship received for humanitarian reasons.
Without passengers on board and with 125 crew members, of different nationalities, for the operation and operation of the ship, coming from the Port of Los Angeles California, USA,it will be docked in the Port for 30 days, for protection during this contingency, where it will be provided the main port services. Commanded by Diego Michelozzi, who has been working on board cruise ships for 20 years, the Seven Seas Splendor is 224 meters long, being the second in the Explorer class of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and the fifth ship of the company. It was launched in February 2020, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. As with each humanitarian arrival, the respective authorities such as International Health, Migration, Customs and SENASICA were present, checking, among other things, the health of the crew. To offer the essential services that are incumbent upon for the attention of international maritime transport, the Puerto Vallarta Comprehensive Port Administration (API) will be operating as a primary link, to provide you with the attention to the cruise. The tourist ship is scheduled to set sail on June 6 of the current year bound for La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
This Friday the reception of the weapons command of the Eighth Naval Zone of Puerto Vallarta was held by agreement of the high command of the Mexican Navy, this as part of the permanent rotation of personnel and with the purpose of the Secretary of the Navy of Mexico continuing with the fulfillment of its mission and attributions.
The only one to dock is the Star Princess, with 201 crew members, for which the main port authorities were requested and will depart today in the afternoon.
The other two cruises, the Grand Princess and the Koningsdam, with 276 and 1,086 crew members, respectively, will remain only in the anchoring area, waiting for authorization to be able to carry out, in this area, the transfer of people from one cruise ship to another, so that one of them can transfer them to their places of origin.
Without the three cruise ships reporting passengers on board, the health authorities continue to apply the established protocols and sanitary measures. The Port Authority of Puerto Vallarta works as a link, to offer the essential services that are incumbent on it for the attention of international maritime transport.