Costa Cruises has announced another delay to the launch of its 183,900 gross ton ship Costa Smeralda. In a statement the cruise line said s spokesperson for the cruise line, said: “Costa Cruises has unfortunately been notified by the Finnish Meyer shipyard in Turku of a further delay in the construction of its new flagship Costa Smeralda.
“As a result of this delay, the first Costa Smeralda cruise will depart from Savona on December 21, 2019. The itinerary, which will be repeated until May 16, 2020, remains unchanged: Savona (Saturday), Marseilles (Sunday), Barcelona (Monday), Palma de Majorca (Tuesday), Civitavecchia (Thursday) and La Spezia (Friday).
“Costa Cruises is sincerly sorry for what has happened and is informing the travel agencies and guests booked on the Costa Smeralda cruises from November 30 to December 20, 2019, which can no longer take place.: