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Costa Crociere S.p.A.

Costa Crociere S.p.A., operating as Costa Cruises, is an Italian cruise line founded in 1854 and organized as a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc since 2000.

Barcelona seeks more sustainable, newer & smaller cruise ships

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 10, 2024 – The Port of Barcelona seeks more sustainable, newer & smaller cruise ships. This is how it sees the...

Port of Taranto cruise season starts April 17

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – The 2024 cruise season in the port of Taranto will run from April 17 to October 9. A total of 45 calls...

Sardinia predicts bumper cruise ship business in 2024

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 19, 2024 – The Sardinian Port System is forecasting over 650,000 cruise ship passengers on over 260...

First cruise ship of the year arrives at the Port of Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 4, 2024 – Piraeus Port Authority has welcomed the Costa Deliziosa, the first cruise ship to arrive at the port...

Port of La Spezia new cruise pier contract awarded to consortium

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) November 30, 2023 – A contract for the construction of the new cruise pier in La Spezia has been awarded to a...

Cagliari port predicts 2024 will be boom year for cruise tourism

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) November 15, 2023 – Cagliari port is predicting that 2024 will be a boom year for cruise passenger tourism. The...

Costa Crociere ends first season at Taranto Port positively

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) October 9, 2023 – Costa Crociere has ended its first season at Taranto Port positively. Since June 3, Costa Pacifica has...

Port of Taranto to welcome four new cruise ships companies in 2024

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – The Port of Taranto to welcome four new cruise ships companies in 2024 – Azamara,...

La Spezia cruise businesses join Blue Flag agreement

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 27, 2023 – A new voluntary “Blue Flag” agreement was signed yesterday at the cruise terminal in La...

Trieste Terminal Passeggeri triples profit in 2022

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) April 13, 2023 – Trieste Terminal Passeggeri (TTP) has ended 2022 with a profit of €4.4 million which almost triples the...

LNG cruise calls increase in the port of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) March 30, 2023 – This year, 20% of the cruise calls that will take place in Barcelona port will be cruise ships that can...

Spezia & Carrara Cruise Terminal reports increased passenger numbers in 2022

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 16, 2023 – The ports of La Spezia, Marina di Carrara and Lerici handled 551,615 passengers and 199 ship calls in...

Enel and Costa Crociere to cooperate on sustainable maritime mobility

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) January 6, 2023 – Enel and Costa Crociere are to cooperate to promote sustainable maritime mobility for cruises. A Memorandum...

Fincantieri to build new cruise ship pier in La Spezia

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 3, 2023 – Fincantieri Spa will head a consortium to build new cruise ship pier in the Port of La Spezia. The...

Costa Cruises to confirm Taranto port as destination

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) October 26, 2022 – Costa Cruises is to confirm Taranto port as destination in an announcement tomorrow. The partnership is...

Port of La Spezia to tender design for cold ironing project

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) October 6, 2022 – The Port of La Spezia to tender design for cold ironing project at the Garibaldi pier for 16 MW of...

Port of La Spezia starts second tender phase for new cruise pier

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) September 28, 2022 – Port of La Spezia has started the second tender phase for new cruise pier on Calata Paita. The...

Ports of Trieste and Monfalcone see record weekend for cruise ship passengers

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) July 12, 2022 – Last weekend, the Northern Italian ports of Trieste and Monfalcone welcomed around 20,000 cruise ship...

Port of La Spezia issues tender for new cruise ship pier

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 7, 2022 – The Port of La Spezia has issued a tender for the construction of a new cruise ship pier on Calata Paita....

Costa Cruises looks at market in Sardinia

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) May 12, 2022 – The cruise group Costa Cruises has held a meeting with the port authority in Cagliari as it plans...

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