Costa Cruises has unveiled its 2021 summer cruise season in the Mediterranean, with four ships sailing from 13 embarkation ports to destinations in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean.
The decision to delay its resumption of cruises in the Mediterranean, the third time it has been forced to do so since its first resumption of operations last year, is a reminder of the fluid nature of the industry efforts to get back to sea.
Costa Cruises has amended its 2021/22 Dubai cruise season itineraries, switching out Costa Smeralda with Costa Pacifica, according to an email sent to passengers booked on the affected cruises.
Costa Cruises is deploying its newest, largest cruise ship, Costa Smeralda in the Mediterranean out of Italy, the third ship to do so since it resumed cruises in a limited capacity.
The flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, its first-ever LNG-powered ship and the largest built for a European cruise line, Costa Smeralda, will homeport in Dubai for the winter, 2021/22 cruise season.
Costa Cruises may be planning for a return to cruising, with its two largest ships, Costa Diadema and the newer, larger Costa Smeralda being prepared for deployment in the Mediterranean.
Costa Cruises new LNG-powered mega cruise ship Costa Smeralda has carried out the first ever LNG “ship-to-ship” bunkering operation (re-fueling) in France.
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.
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 Smeralda has passed her propulsion test as part of her comprehensive sea trials, marking the next major milestone in her construction.