The cruise ship is carrying around 1,000 passengers on board: employees of the Holland America Group from the Netherlands and other European countries. They belong to the crews of a variety of vessels operated by Seabourn, Princess and Holland America Line, as well as other shipping companies. These passengers will be disembarking in Rotterdam and continue their journey home from there.
The ship’s call has been carefully prepared in accordance with RIVM guidelines and approved beforehand by the responsible authorities. Regal Princess will be departing from the port of Rotterdam at 5 p.m. that same day.