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06 July 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 22:42 GMT+2

February 28, 2019

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Coast has taken in delivery Costa Venezia, the first dedicated ship at the market Chinese

It will be christened tomorrow to Trieste

Today in the ship yard of Monfalcone of the Fincantieri the crocieristica society Costa Crociere has taken in delivery Costa Venezia, the first ship of the planned Italian company purposely for the Chinese market. With a tonnage of 135.500 tons, a length of 323 meters and an ability to beyond 5.200 passengers, Costa Venezia will be the greatest ship introduced from Coast in China.

"Costa Venezia - Michael Thamm has explained, managing director of the group Coast and Carnival Asia - will help to ulteriorly develop the market us of the cruises in China, that he has great potential a still unexplored one. Pack-saddles to think that the Chineses in cruise are currently about 2,5 million the year, that is less of 2% of the total of the Chineses who travel abroad. Moreover Costa Venezia ulteriorly strengthens the tie of Coast with Italy: it is a ship constructed in Italy, from an Italian yard, that he fly Italian flag and that it will make to live to the Chinese customers unforgettable Italian experiences".

"As soon as Costa Venezia enters in service in China, putting on display also in a still unexplored market the one which we are able to realize - the managing director of Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono has commented - they are sure that a new chapter of the history of success of Fincantieri will be opened".

The ceremony of baptism of Costa Venezia will hold tomorrow to Trieste. The first cruise of the ship will leave tomorrow from the directed giuliano port in Greece and Croatia. 8 March Costa Venezia will be newly to Trieste for the departure of the inaugural cruise very 53 days that the Mediterranean will cross, the Middle East, the Asian south-east and Asia oriental before to arrive to Tokyo. By next 18 May the ship will be dedicated exclusively to the Chinese crocieristi offering routes in Asia with departure from Shanghai.

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