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MV Costa Pacifica – Past and Present

MV Costa Pacifica

© Federico Bolognini

© Federico Bolognini

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, Genoa, Italy

Technical Data

  • Cost:¬†‚ā¨ 500 million
  • Length:¬†290.20m (overall) 247.4m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth:¬†35.50m
  • Depth:¬†14.18m
  • Draught:¬†8.20m
  • Tonnage:¬†114,288 gross/ net/87,300 net
  • Engines: 6 x¬†W√§rtsil√§ 12V46C
  • Power:¬†75600 kW/HP
  • Speed:¬†23.0 knots (maMax), 22 lnots (servie)
  • Capacity:¬†3,780 passengers
  • Crew:¬†1,110
  • Passenger Decks: 14
  • Call Sign:¬†ICJA
  • IMO Number:¬†9378498
  • MMSI Number:¬†247258100
  • Official Number:¬†84020
  • Port of Registry:¬†Genova/Italy
  • Sister-Ship: Costa Concordia, Costa Favolosa, Costa Serena, Carnival Splendour, Costa Fascinosa

Current AIS Location

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December 13th 2005: Building contract.

June 29th 2006: Keel laid.

July 24th 2007: Bow section launched at Palermo yard.

August 2007: Bow section towed to Ponente.

June 30th 2008: Launched.

March 30th 2009: Returned to Ponente after sea-trials.

May 28th 2009: Delivered Grand Cruise Investments.

June 5th 2009: In a dual ceremony with COSTA LUMINOSA named in Genoa.

June 6th 2009: Maiden voyage from Savona.

2011: Registered owner; Costa Crociere SPA


© Carlos Poveda

June 3rd 2018: Seen at Dover sporting new livery

© Neil Hopper  © Neil Hopper

© Neil Hopper  © Neil Hopper

© Neil Hopper  © Neil Hopper

© Neil Hopper

© Neil Hopper

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: Federico Bolognini, Neil Hopper, Carlos Poveda and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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