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Crew of 2 cargo vessels prevented from disembarking in Bacolod City

By: - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ
/ 05:12 PM February 26, 2020

BACOLOD CITY –– Crewmen of two cargo vessels that arrived at the city port won’t be allowed to disembark to prevent the possible spread of the deadly coronavirus or Covid-19.

Lieutenant Commander Jansen Benjamin, Negros Occidental Coast Guard chief, said the 19 crewmen of MV Unicorn Bravo and 23 crewmen of MV BMC Catherine Voy would undergo health inspection by the Bureau of Quarantine.

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MV Unicorn Bravo, which left Xiamen, China, with a crew of 15 Chinese and four Myanmar nationals, arrived at the Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation (Bredco) port last Monday, February 24.

On the other hand, MV BMC Catherine Voy, which departed from Vietnam with 19 Vietnamese and four Indian nationals, arrived at the Bredco port on February 25.

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The vessel was supposed to discharge cement at the Bredco port.

Edited by Lzb

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