What happened to the Costa Pacifica?

What happened to the Costa Pacifica?

On December 11, 2012 Costa Pacifica struck a piling while maneuvering into dock at the Port of Marseille, France. The cause of the damage is blamed on heavy wind, an 8 m (26 ft) gash was left on her hull above the waterline.

When was Costa Pacifica built?

June 30, 2008
Costa Pacifica/Launched

What happened to Costa Cruises?

Costa Cruises suspended its fleet’s passenger shipping operations by canceling all Italy-visiting voyages with pre-scheduled departures in the period March 9 through October 1, 2020. Operations were planned to resume on August 21 (ship Pacifica), with 5x ships only.

Is Costa Cruises sailing in 2021?

Costa Cruises Continues Its Gradual Restart For 2021-2022, With Its Three Newest Ships Featured In Exciting Itinerary Updates. The Italian company has redesigned its cruise offer for the final part of 2021 and for 2022 with new features for the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Emirates and South America.

Where was Costa Pacifica built?

Specifications of Costa Pacifica

Year built 2009 / Age: 12
Flag state Italy
Builder Fincantieri (Palermo, Italy)
Class Concordia-Class
Building cost EUR 500 million (USD 565 million)

How many passengers are in Costa Magica?

2,718 passengers
At 102,784 gross tonnage (GT), she is one of the largest in the Costa Crociere fleet….Costa Magica.

Speed 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Capacity 2,718 passengers
Crew 1,068

Who founded Costa Cruises?

Giacomo Costa
Costa Cruises/Founders

Today the company is known as Costa Crociere (Costa Cruises), and it dates much farther back than 1948, to 1854, when Giacoma Costa founded a small shipping company called “Giacomo Costa fu Andrea” trading in olive oil and fabrics.

Are Costa Cruises sailing again?

After first welcoming guests back in 2020, Costa Cruises is ready to launch a new phase of its gradual restart plan. With four ships currently sailing in the Mediterranean, the Italian brand is poised to return to South America, the Middle East and the Caribbean by early 2022.

When Costa cruise ships will sail again?

Is Costa Cruise Line still in business?

Costa Crociere S.p.A. (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkɔsta kroˈtʃɛːre]), operating as Costa Cruises (Italian: Costa Crociere), is an Italian cruise line founded in 1854 and organized as a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc since 2000….Costa Cruises.

Type Subsidiary
Website costacruises.com

Where was Costa Magica built?

Genoa, Italy
The ship was constructed by Fincantieri in Genoa, Italy with the yard number 6087. The vessel’s keel was laid down on 1 September 2002 and launched in November 2003. The vessel was completed on 26 October 2004 and entered service in November of that year.

Is the carnival radiance a new ship?

For 2020 sailings and beyond, our beloved Carnival Victory™ has a new name, remarkable new features and a whole new level of excitement around its transformation into Carnival Radiance™.

What kind of ship is the Costa Pacifica?

Costa Pacifica is the third ship of the Concordia -class, preceded by sister ships Costa Concordia and Costa Serena and was followed by Costa Favolosa and Costa Fascinosa on 2011 and 2012, all part of the expansion program of Costa which entailed an investment of 2.4 billion Euro, and is currently the largest fleet expansion program in the world.

Why is the Costa Pacifica called the sea in music?

The Costa Pacifica is already a ship from the Guinness Book of Records because it was christened in Genoa on the same day as the Costa Luminosa. Its motto is “the sea in music”: the styling and the deck names are all related to the world of music.

What is the speed of the Costa Pacifica?

Speed: 21.5 knots (39.8 km/h; 24.7 mph) (cruise) 23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph) (maximum) Capacity: 3,780 passengers. Crew: 1,100. Notes: Costa Pacifica is a Concordia -class cruise ship for Costa Crociere.

How many cabins are there on the Costa Pacifica?

Amenities Costa Pacifica has 1,504 passenger cabins of various sizes. There are five dining areas, thirteen bars, four swimming pools, various water and health related facilities and a theater. Costa Pacifica is also the first cruise ship to have an onboard recording studio.