Costa Crociere’s Removal Plan for Costa Concordia

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2012) — Immediately following the Costa
Concordia accident Costa Crociere started working to ensure the least
possible environmental impact to the waters surrounding Isola del Giglio
and to safeguard the island’s business activities and tourism. From the
outset the measures drawn up by the company have been shared with
and approved by the relevant Italian authorities… [Continue Reading]

Costa Issues Statement On Accident

Costa’s full statement on the accident:
We at Costa Cruises are deeply saddened by this tragedy, and our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected and offer the determined victims’ families our heartfelt condolences.
Over the past 48 hours, more than 1,100 Costa employees have been working tirelessly in the wake of this terrible event.
We are… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Orders New Ship from Fincantieri

GENOA (Aug. 3, 2011) — Costa Crociere S.p.A. has placed a new order with Fincantieri
S.p.A. for the construction of a new cruise ship.
The new ship, with a gross tonnage of 132,500, 3,700 lower berths, 4,928 total guest
capacity and 1,854 cabins, will be the largest Italian cruise ship and the 10th ship ordered
from Fincantieri by Costa… [Continue Reading]

COSTA CROCIERE CHANGES 2011 MEDITERRANEAN ITINERARIES, REPLACING PORT CALLS IN EGYPT, TUNISIA AND ISRAEL

(HOLLYWOOD, FLA.) – March 8, 2011 – Costa Crociere has announced the replacement of its calls in Tunisia, Egypt and Israel for the balance of 2011. While the Italian company values and appreciates the great appeal of these three countries as prime tourist destinations, due to recent events, Costa Crociere has decided to change the… [Continue Reading]

Costa Favolosa, Costa Cruises’ Fifteenth Ship Set to Debut in Summer 2011

GENOA, August 9: Costa’s newest ship, the Costa Favolosa, took to the sea for the very first time last week at a ceremony held at Fincantieri’s Marghera ship yard in honor of the ship’s technical launch. The Costa Favolosa (114,500 tons; 3,000 dbl occupancy), will set sail on her first cruise in July 2011. She… [Continue Reading]