Costa Smeralda Gets Her Funnel

Smeralda Funnel Installation

The new LNG-powered Costa Smeralda is inching closer to completion ahead of her October delivery from Meyer Turku in Finland.

The new 183,900-ton ship recently received her iconic Costa “blue C” funnel, a company icon for the last 70 years.

The ship will enter service in October, while a second newbuild is scheduled for delivery in 2021.

Smeralda Funnel Installation

The Costa Smeralda’s debut is scheduled for October 20, 2019, with a 15-day inaugural cruise from Hamburg to Savona. The naming ceremony will take place in Savona on November 3, 2019.

On November 4, 2019, a six-day inaugural cruise will depart from Savona for Barcelona, Marseilles and Civitavecchia.

Smeralda Funnel Installation

The Costa Smeralda will then continue to sail in the Western Mediterranean until April 2021, offering one-week cruises calling in Savona, Marseilles, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Civitavecchia and La Spezia.

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