Italian health officials diagnosed the quarantined passenger on Costa Smeralda with the common flu, not coronavirus, Costa Cruises confirmed late Thursday.
Passengers ending a seven-day cruise on Costa Smeralda have not been allowed to disembark at Civitavecchia (Rome) today after a suspected case of coronavirus was reported on board.
The delivery of Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras from Meyer Turku will be delayed several months, with the first revenue sailing put back to Nov. 14, 2020.
The Coral Methane tanker filled Costa Smeralda's three tanks with a total of around 3,200 cubic meters of LNG.
Carnival Corp. & plc became the first in the cruise sector to join the Getting to Zero Coalition, an alliance committed to accelerating the decarbonization of international shipping.
Meyer Turku in Finland handed over the 180,000gt Costa Smeralda, the first LNG-powered ship for Costa Cruises.