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.
Costa Cruises has been forced to announce for a second time that the delivery date for its new LNG-powered mega-ship Costa Smeralda has been pushed back to the end of the year.
Costa Cruises’ new LNG-fueled cruise ship Costa Smeralda has departed the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland for her first set of sea trails.
Costa Cruises has announced that its new cruise ship Costa Smeralda will not enter service until November 30th, 2019, forcing the cancellation of several cruises in October.
Costa Cruises revealed the name of its second LNG-powered cruise ship, a sister ship to Costa Smerelda, during a steel cutting ceremony for the new vessel.
Both Costa Cruises and Carnival Cruise Line were struck by fires aboard one of their ships last week during shipyard work.