Costa Cruises celebrates 70 years by updating livery on all ships
Costa Cruises is marking its 70th anniversary, and its Italian heritage, by updating the livery across all of its cruise ships. The new livery features a stylised Italian flag, as well as the name of the ship, which will be painted on the bow in a specially designed font. Costa Mediterranean was the first ship to be painted with the new livery, during consecutive port calls in Marseille, France and Savona, Italy as part of a Mediterranean cruise in early April. The remainder of the existing fleet will be repainted by the end of December, and newbuilds Costa Venezia and Costa Smeralda will feature the new livery when they are delivered in March and October 2019 respectively.
Medevac off Sir Abu Nu’ayr
The National Search and Rescue Centre, NSRC, has saved a young girl onboard the "Costa Mediterranea", near the island of Sir Abu Nu’ayr, arriving from Muscat, where it had sailed on Dec 17, 2017, bound to Abu Dhabi. The emergency medical evacuation was carried out by the centre after receiving a call from the ship's captain. A rescue helicopter was then dispatched to evacuate the critically ill 14-year-old girl of Croatian origin, along with her father. The girl was shifted to Khalifa Hospital for medical care in coordination with the Abu Dhabi Health Authority, SEHA. The cruise ship docked in Dubai on Dec 21.
Docking of Costa Mediterranea postponed due to strong winds at Trieste
The docking of the "Costa Mediterranea" to the passenger terminal of Trieste, scheduled at 7.30 am on Aug. 6 has been postponed because of strong gusts of wind. The gusts reached 100 km / h, forcing the ship to make the rounds in the Gulf. At 10.30 am with the help of tugboats "TAUR" and "ALTAIR" finally she managed to moor at berth.Upload News