Costa Cruises Names Newbuild Costa Diadema, First Block Laid for 550 Million Euro Ship

At 132,500 gross tons and 4,947 guests, Costa Diadema will be the largest Italian flagged cruise ship afloat
GENOA (Dec. 10, 2012) — The first block of the hull was laid today at Fincantieri’s
Marghera, Italy, shipyard forming the central part of Costa Diadema, the future flagship
of Costa Cruises. Diadema in Italian means “tiara” and the name… [Continue Reading]

First Steel Cut For Norwegian Breakaway

Marks start of construction on next generation Freestyle Cruising ship
Papenburg, Germany – Sep 21, 2011 —
The first piece of steel was cut today at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of Norwegian Breakaway, the first of two new Freestyle Cruising® ships for Norwegian… [Continue Reading]