The last day of February was always going to be a busy day for Dubai Cruise Terminal with four cruise ships docked on the same day, but AIDA’s decision to pull out […]
Costa Cruises has begun hull assembly for Costa Toscana, celebrating the start of construction with a ceremony involving the top management of Costa Cruises and the Meyer Turku shipyard. The LNG-fueled mega […]
Costa Smeralda has resumed her cruise program in the Mediterranean after spending a night in port in Civitavecchia (Rome) under quarantine due to a suspected case of coronavirus on-board.
Carnival Corporation is launching four of the largest cruise ships of the year in 2020, with new mega-ships nearing completion for P&O Cruises (Iona), Princess Cruises (Enchanted Princess), Costa Cruises (Costa Firenze) […]
Major cruise lines homeporting in China have announced that they are pulling their ships from the region amid reports that the coronavirus may be more contagious than initially thought.
Italian cruise giant Costa Cruises and China-based Astro Ocean have both announced new measures to prevent passengers bringing coronavirus aboard their ships sailing Asian itineraries, while also rolling out refund options.
Costa Cruises has taken delivery of Costa Smeralda, its new LNG-powered flagship. The handover ceremony took place at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, where the ship was built. At 180,000-gross tons […]
Costa Cruises’ third-largest (by a tiny margin) cruise ship Costa Diadema has completed her first-ever roundtrip cruise from the city, the first of 16 during the 2019/2020 Arabian Gulf cruise season, which […]
Costa Smeralda has passed her propulsion test as part of her comprehensive sea trials, marking the next major milestone in her construction.
Costa Cruises’ new Vista-class cruise ship Costa Firenze has touched water for the first time as she was floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.