Costa Diadema

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Costa Diadema in Marseille, France on December 27, 2015
History
Italy
Name: Costa Diadema
Owner: Carnival Corporation & plc
Operator: Costa Crociere
Port of registry:  Italy, Genoa
Route:
Ordered: 2012
Builder: Fincantieri
Cost: € 550 Million
Launched: November 15, 2013[1]
Christened: November 7, 2014
Completed: October 25, 2014
Acquired: October 30, 2014
Maiden voyage: November 1, 2014
In service: November 8, 2014
Identification:
Status: In service
Notes: Largest ship in Costa fleet
General characteristics
Class and type: Dream-class cruise ship
Tonnage: 132,500 GT
Length: 306 m (1,003 ft 11 in)
Beam: 37.20 m (122 ft 1 in)
Draught: 8.35 m (27 ft 5 in)
Installed power:
Speed:
  • 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph) (cruise)
  • 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph) (max)
Capacity: 3,693 passengers
Crew: 1,253

Costa Diadema is a Dream-class cruise ship operated by Costa Crociere. The ship was ordered in October 2012 and was delivered to Costa on October 25, 2014.[3] Costa Diadema is the largest vessel flying an Italian flag and currently Costa Crociere's flagship, it was launched on 15 November 2013 by her madrina (godmother) Franca Grasso, a member of CostaClub chosen from among more than 12,000 guests who sailed on Costa ships in the Mediterranean during October and November 2013.[1]

Facilities[edit]

Costa Diadema has a total of 1,862 cabins; the vessel has a 50 m (160 ft) promenade, which is the longest on any of Costa’s ships. Costa Diadema also has three swimming pools and three dining areas, a theatre and a cinema.[4]

Decks[edit]

Costa Diadema has 19 decks, 14 of them are for public use.

Areas of operation[edit]

She is expected in United Arab Emirates for the 2019/2020 local season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Costa Cruises' Future Flagship 'Costa Diadema' Launched (Italy)". World Maritime News. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Costa Diadema". Fincantieri. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Costa takes delivery of Costa Diadema at Fincantieri's Marghera yard". Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  4. ^ Shillinglaw, Greg (March 30, 2015). "Sailing Italian style". TravelPulse.com. Retrieved April 14, 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Costa Diadema at Wikimedia Commons