Malaysia temporary ban all cruise ships

Malaysia will temporarily ban all cruise ships from entering the country’s ports due to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. The decision, which will take effect immediately following instructions from the Health Ministry and Transport Ministry.

Last year, Penang recorded 449,885 cruise passengers, while Port Klang received 360,000 passengers, with 150 cruise liners calling on the port. Malaysia joins several countries which has banned cruise ships from entering their ports, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and the Maldives.

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