Costa Crociere

Costa Crociere S.p.A., operating as Costa Cruises (Costa Crociere), is an Italian cruise line, based in Genoa, Italy, owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.

The company was founded in 1854 and operated cargo ships, principly carrying olive oil and textiles from Sardinia to Liguria. Passenger services were introduced in 1947, with regular services between Italy and South America.

The company later converted its entire fleet to full-time cruising, and as an independent company became one of the largest cruise operators in Europe. It was acquired by the Carnival Corporation in the year 2000.

Today, as the Costa Cruises Group, the company is one of the main operating companies within Carnival Corporation & plc. The company is responsible for the operations of Costa Cruises in Italy, and AIDA Cruises in Germany.

MV Magellan – Past and Present

MV Magellan – Past and Present

MV Magellan, ex Grand Holiday, Carnival Holiday, Holiday - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1985 by Danyard Aalborg AS, Aalborg. Denmark (Yard No 246) as a Passenger (Cruise)…
MV Costa Allegra – Past and Present

MV Costa Allegra – Past and Present

MV Santa Cruise, ex Costa Allegra, Alexandra, Regent Moon, Annie Johnson - Steel twin screw motor vessel, originally built in 1969, as the container ship ANNIE JOHNSON by Oy Wartsila…
MV Costa Mediterranea – Past and Present

MV Costa Mediterranea – Past and Present

MV Costa Mediterranea - Steel twin Azipod 'Spirit Class' motor vessel built in 2003 by Kvaerner Masa Yard, Helsingfors, Finland, (Yard No 502) as a Passenger (Cruise) ship for Costa…
MV Ocean Dream – Past and Present

MV Ocean Dream – Past and Present

MV Ocean Dream, ex Tropicale - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1981 by Aalborg Værft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark (Yard No 234) as a cruise/passenger ship
MV Costa NeoRomantica – Past and Present

MV Costa NeoRomantica – Past and Present

MV Costa NeoRomantica, ex Costa Romantica - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Fincantieri, C.N. Italiana (Breda), Venedig, Italy (Yard No 5899), for Costa Crociere, Naples, Italy
MV Costa Pacifica – Past and Present

MV Costa Pacifica – Past and Present

MV Costa Pacifica - Steel twin screw 'Concordia' class motor vessel built in 2009 by Fincantieri, Marghera, Venice, Italy (Yard No 6148) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Costa Crociere,…
MV Costa Fortuna – Past and Present

MV Costa Fortuna – Past and Present

MV Costa Fortuna - Steel twin screw 'Destiny' class motor vessel built by Fincantieri, Sestri Ponente, Genova, Italy (Yard no 6086) in 2003 as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Costa Crociere, Genoa.
MV Costa Favolosa – Past and Present

MV Costa Favolosa – Past and Present

MV Costa Favolosa - Steel twin screw 'Concordia' class motor vessel built in 2011 by Fincantieri, Marghera, Venice, Italy (Yard No 6188) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Costa Crociere, Genoa, Italy.
MV Costa Luminosa – Past and Present

MV Costa Luminosa – Past and Present

MV Costa Luminosa - Steel hulled twin Azipod motor vessel built in 2009 at Fincantieri, Porto Marghera, Venedig, Italy (Yard No. 6155) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Carnival Corporation &…
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