We regret to inform you that during normal operations our MV “Montpellier” voyage 2017w, deployed in our Middle East India Africa Express (MIAX) service, two members of the crew tested positive for COVID-19 in Durban, South Africa.
As a safety measure, the local authorities have ordered the vessel must remain at anchorage for 14 days, and has further directed that no cargo operations can be undertaken at this time.
Berthing at Durban and subsequent ports of the rotation will be adjusted accordingly.
We regret the inconvenience caused by this incident which remains beyond our control and is being directed by the authorities.
We will continue to keep you updated on further developments.
Lastly, please join us in wishing the crew onboard all the best for the days to come and a speedy recovery for the crew members affected.