Grand Princess leaves Oakland

The Grand Princess (IMO 9104005) has left the Port of Oakland after all passengers and half of the crew members disembarked the vessel. The coronavirus-hit cruise ship had 3,533 people on board, comprising 2,422 guests and 1,111 teammates, is now anchored in San Francisco Bay, according to operator Princess Cruises.

The company added that once the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began the guest disembark process, Princess Cruises activated its Care Team operations to provide support services and family assistance as guests transitioned to shoreside care and quarantine facilities.

1998-built, Bermuda-flagged, 107,517 gt Grand Princess is owned by Fairline Shipping International Corp care of manager Princess Cruise Lines Ltd of Valencia, California, USA. It is entered with Gard on behalf of Princess Cruise Lines. It is entered with Steamship Mutual (Americas Division) on behalf of Princess Cruise Lines Ltd.  It is entered with UK Club (Area Group Americas G7) on behalf of Carnival Corp.