Mv Costa Mediterranea
© Aleksi Lindström
Steel motor vessel built in 2003 by Kvaerner Masa Yard, Helsingfors, Finland, (Yard No 502) for Costa Crocerie, Italy.
- Cost: $335 million
Length: 292.56m (on deck) 260.65m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth of hull: 32.20m
Tonnage: 85619 gross/ 53437 net/7500t deadweight
Engines: 6 9-cylinder Wartsila-ABB NSD 9L46D diesel-electric
Total Power: 70536 kW/ 35200
Propellers: 2 azimuthing pods
Speed: 22 knots (service) 24.0 knots (max)
Capacity: 2,680 passengers
Passenger decks: 12
Call Sign: IBCF
Italian Register Number: 78892
- MMSI Number: 247088200
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December 18th 2000: Keel laid.
September 24th 2002: Launched.
May 22nd 2003: Delivered to Costa Crociere SpA, Genoa, Italy.
May 23rd 2003: Left Helsingfors for Hamburg.
June 16th 2003: Began cruising from Genoa around the Mediterranean Sea then continued world wide cruises.
© Aleksi Lindström
April 12th 2018: Received new livery at Marseille.
© Cedric Hacke (Zeebrugge 12/05/2018)
May 15th 2018: Due at Dover.
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