COSTA  neo  RIVIERA

IMO 9172777

Registered Owner: Costa Crociere Spa.  - Italy - Operator: Costa Cruises - Italy

Entered service: 1999 -  Refit: 2005/07/13 - Gross tonnage: 48.200 - Pass. lower beds: 1196 - All berths: 1670 - Passenger decks: 8 -Length: 216 m. - Beam: 28,84 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make Wartsila - 4 stroke 12cyl. Total installed power: 31.680 kW.  - Propulsion: 2 Alstom electric motors power each 9.000 kW. - 2 Fixed propellers - Max. speed 21,6 knots - Service speed: 18 knots - Built: Chantiers de l'Atlantique - France - Yard no. J-31 - Flag: Italy - Classification: Rina.

Former names: Mistral - Grand Mistral - Costa neo Riviera from oct.1-2013  - until present

  Passenger space ratio all berths: 28.86
Purchased in 2008 from Auro Shipping (Alstohm) - After bankruptcy of Festival Cruises.
Sept.2007 Carnival Corporation & plc, and Orizonia Corporacion, Spain's largest travel company, today announced that they have finalized the agreements for a previously announced multi-ship cruise brand serving the Spanish market. Carnival owned 70% and Orizonia 30%. In 2008 Carnival bought remaining 30%
Sept. 2013 - Grand Mistral will be transferred to Costa Crociere in November 2013 and renamed to Costa neo Riviera, her itineraries will feature more overnight and unusual calls to ports, as a part of Costa's new project featuring their smaller ships, more details to follow soon.


Mistral - Festival Cruises first newbuilding.



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