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Costa's China fleet includes the new (2019) Costa Venezia, pictured here in Europe before heading to its Shanghai home

Costa Asia cancels all China departures through February

Costa Cruises Asia discontinued all sailings from China homeports through Feb. 29 due to coronavirus precautions.

The company said it is collaborating closely with the relevant government authorities to make any future corresponding decisions.

Financial impact

On Jan. 28, parent Carnival Corp. & plc estimated the financial impact of coronavirus at 3 cents to 4 cents per share and said should the China travel restrictions continue to the end of February, this would result in an additional 5 cents to 6 cents per share.

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