From the end of March through November 2019, the port of Genoa will host Costa Fortuna which is currently in service in Asia. Ship's debut in the port city is scheduled for March 26, 2019, with a 3-day mini-cruise in the Mediterranean. From March 29 until November 8, the vessel will be in Genoa every Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., on a couple of different itineraries.
Starting November 2019, Costa Smeralda (currently under construction at Meyer shipyard in Turku), will visit La Spezia and Savona every week for the winter season. The first visit in Savona is due on November 3, 2019. From November 9, Smeralda will be in the port every Saturday and in La Spezia every Friday, on a week-long itinerary.
The new Costa Cruises flagship Costa Smeralda, powered both at sea and in port by LNG, will embody the concept “Italy’s finest” which is the distinguishing feature of Costa brand around the globe. It will offer boast innovations, as well as brand new developments.