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Costa Smeralda accidents and incidents

Costa Smeralda cruise ship


Length (LOA)
337 m / 1106 ft

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CruiseMapper's Costa Smeralda cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 6554-passenger vessel owned by Costa Cruises. Our Costa Smeralda accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • fire - 2019 (during ship construction at Meyer Turku, Finland)
  • 2-month delayed delivery by Meyer Turku (Finland)
  20 October 2019Structural and Technical Issues

The new ship's delivery was delayed by 2 months, which resulted in cancelled cruises (all itineraries from November 30 through December 20, 2019). Next table shows the cancelled inaugural cruise (15-day relocation itinerary from Hamburg to Savona).

Date / TimePort
20 OctDeparting from Hamburg, Germany
22 Oct 19:00 - 23 Oct 14:00Rotterdam, Holland
26 Oct 10:00 - 27 Oct 18:00Lisbon, Portugal
30 Oct 08:00 - 31 Oct 17:00Barcelona, Spain
01 Nov 08:00 - 02 Nov 18:00Marseille, France Riviera
04 NovArriving in Savona, Italy

Next table shows the 7-day maiden voyage (Savona roundtrip) rescheduled for December 21.

Date / TimePort
21 Dec 18:00Departing from Savona, Italy
22 Dec 08:30 - 17:00Marseille, France Riviera
23 Dec 08:00 - 19:00Barcelona, Spain
24 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Island, Spain
26 Dec 08:00 - 19:00Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy
27 Dec 08:30 - 20:30La Spezia, Italy
28 Dec 07:00Arriving in Savona, Italy
  18 March 2019Fire Accident

On March 18, 2019, while the liner was still at Meyer Turku Shipyard (Turku, Finland), the shipbuilder reported an onboard fire on Deck 15 (cabin deck named Milano). According to the announcement, stored equipment caught on fire at ~4:45 pm, after welding started. Shipyard's fire brigade responded first and immediately started firefighting actions. Shortly after arrived local fire brigades from Turku City.

During the accident, the vessel was evacuated. Works recommenced at ~6:15 pm. Ten people were reported with smoke inhalations plus two with minor injuries. Material damages were minor and didn't affect ship's construction schedule. Cruise ship's inauguration (maiden voyage) was scheduled for October 20, 2019.

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