Holland America Line’s Westerdam has reportedly been denied entry to Laem Chabang, Bangkok, the latest port to which the ship had been sailing after being denied entry to Yokohama, Japan.
In a statement on his Facebook page, Thailand Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced that he had refused the ship’s permission to disembark.
“We are aware of the reports regarding the status of Westerdam’s call to Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand,” Holland America said in a statement posted to its Twitter account. “We are actively working this matter & will provide an update when able. We know this is confusing for our guests and their families & we greatly appreciate their patience.”
The ship has been sailing on a cruise that departed February 1 that was originally scheduled to debark in Shanghai. Holland America attempted to change that port to Yokohama due to the…