MV Costa Favolosa – Past and Present

MV Costa Favolosa

© Will Weijsters

© Will Weijsters

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

Technical Data

  • Cost: € 510 million
  • Length: 290.20m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 35.50m
  • Depth: 14.18m
  • Draught: 8.20m
  • Tonnage: 114,147 gross/ net/10000t deadweight
  • Engines: 6 x Wärtsilä 12V46C
  • Power: 75600kW/HP
  • Speed: 22.5 knots (max), 22 knots (service)
  • Capacity: 3,780 passengers
  • Crew: 1,110
  • Call Sign: ICPK
  • IMO Number: 9479852
  • MMSI Number: 247311100
  • Official Number: 78818
  • Port of Registry: Genova/Italy
  • Sister-Ship: Costa Concordia, Costa Serena, Carnival Splendour, Costa Pacifica, Costa Fascinosa

Current Location

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October 2007: Ordered.

November 5th 2009: Laid down.

August 6th 2010: Launched.

June 30th 2011: Delivered to Costa Crociere, SpA, Genoa, Italy.

July 2nd 2011: Christened.

July 4th 2011: Maiden voyage.

© Gerolf Drebes  © Gerolf Drebes

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© Josep Pretel

All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Gerolf Drebes, Josep Pretel, Wil Weijsters and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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