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Carnival Corp. Shuffles Ships Again

During an internal corporate review of Italian brand Costa Crociere, it was announced that they will see a fleet makeover soon.COSTA LOGOIn November last year it was announced that the Costa Atlantica ...
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A Close Call in Venice

This afternoon, a freak squal blew the transiting Costa Deliziosa off course and out of the main channel while leaving Venice.View this post on Instagram One of the increasingly frequen...

Costa Announces Newbuild Name

At the steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Turku in Finland, Costa Cruises announced that their newest ship will be named Costa Smeralda.They also released this new rendering of her. She'll be based on the AIDAnova class of vessels. These are a slightly mo...
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Details on Carnival Corp.’s LNG Powered Ships

Carnival Corp. surprised the industry last year when they not only ordered 9 ships, but ordered most of them with LNG fueled power plants. LNG is still new to the maritime industry with only a handful of commer...

Carnival Corp. Announces Orders for 4 Vessels

Fincantieri has announced that they have finalized and agreement with Carnival Corp. for the construction of 4 more ships. With this announcement, we now know 8 of the 9 ships they ordered back in March.Thi...

Costa Cruises Announces Newbuild

UPDATE:Here's official photos from Costa.exclusively via @Seatradeinsiderexclusively via @Seatradeinsiderexclusively via @SeatradeinsiderThese blurry photos my be the first glimpse we have of 4 of the 9 ships that Carnival Corp placed ...
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Costa Diadema Christened in Genoa Italy

(wikimedia)Costa Cruises held a lavish naming event for Costa Diadema in its headquarters city of Genoa, Italy.At 132,500 tons and more than 1,000 feet long, Costa’s new flagship, the “Regina del Medit...
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Costa Diadema Handed Over to Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises have just taken over their newest ship the 132500gt Costa Diadema. Based on the Carnival Dream, the ship will be christened on Nov. 7 in Genoa. The ship will depart the shipyard in Marghera on...
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Bohai Ferry Launches with ex-Costa Voyager

In Asia, Bohai Ferry has officially launched and are now sailing the ex-Costa Voyager. She was renamed to China Taishan. What was once the fastest cruise ship when she sailed for Royal Olympic Cruises, can now be seen sailing between Yantai, China and Inch...

LIVE: Costa Concordia Reflaoting & Scrapping

UPDATE MONDAY: Another photo today of her Arrival in Genoa's inner port.via CNN UPDATE SUNDAY 12:30pm: The Costa Concordia has reached outter port limits on Genoa.via lesechos.fr...